Fitzwilliam Street Lower - UCD Digital Library

Fitzwilliam Street Lower : view towards Merrion Square

In collection Domestic Architecture of Georgian Dublin Collection

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Fitzwilliam Street Lower, Dublin
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still image
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1 still image : digital
3437x5453 pixels — Digital origin: reformatted digital — Reformating quality: preservation (image/tiff) (image/jp2) (image/jpeg)
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Irish Virtual Research Library and Archives (PRTLI-funded project), UCD Library, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Digital image captured from the original 35mm slide in the slide library of the UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy
Development of Fitzwilliam (now Pembroke) estate instigated by 6th Viscount Fitzwilliam from 1752. Building on Fitzwilliam Street Lower commenced c1780.
The view is terminated by the National Maternity Hospital, built in 1933 to designs of W H Byrne & Son. Behind, and just visible, is the Gasometer, taken down c1993. The controversial offices of the Electricity Supply Board, designed in 1965 by Stephenson Gibney & Associates, is on the immediate right.
Cities & towns--Ireland--Dublin   linked data (lctgm)
City planning--Ireland--Dublin   linked data (lctgm)
Social & civic facilities--Ireland--Dublin   linked data (lctgm)
Fitzwilliam Street LowerFitzwilliam Street Lower, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland--ie
University College Dublin. UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy. Domestic Architecture of Georgian Dublin Collection. UCDAHCP0078
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Fitzwilliam Street Lower

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Metadata creation date: 2009-10-06 — Descriptions created by IVRLA project staff, UCD Library, University College Dublin.

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