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Historical Artworks

The History department holds paintings, prints and watercolours of historical and topographical interest dating from the mid-17th century to the present day. These include portraits of local personalities and figures of note; street scenes and town views; landscapes; views of events and occasions, both actual and envisaged; and depictions of notable buildings and structures.

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"Don Quixote and the Windmill"

"Don Quixote and the Windmill"

Political cartoon from the 1830s about Daniel O'Connell....

"Death of Cesar"

"Death of Cesar"

Political cartoon from the 1830s about Daniel O'Connell....

Henry Grattan

Henry Grattan

legends : "Painted by C. G. [sic] Stuart / Engraved by C. H. Hodges. / The Rt. Hon. Henry Grattan / Member of Parliament for the City of Dublin / and ...

"Fishing for Gudgeons"

"Fishing for Gudgeons"

Political cartoon from the 1830s about Daniel O'Connell....

"The Irish Tutor"

"The Irish Tutor"

Political cartoon from the 1830s about Daniel O'Connell....

Lustratio Exercitus ad Arenacum

Lustratio Exercitus ad Arenacum

Williamite print entitled King William III at Arnhem depicting a procession of mounted troops passing through a valley to a wide plain, with onlookers...

Engraving

Engraving

mounted Williamite print depicting portrait of Wilhemus a Nassau Wilhelmi Filius Princeps Arausionum, etc; monogram FA surmounted by fleur-des-lis in ...

William of Nassau born Prince of Orange

William of Nassau born Prince of Orange

Williamite print featuring portrait of a young William III, bearing a date of 1658; inscribed 'soulde by Io Overton without Newgate'...

mezzotint

mezzotint

Loose mounted Williamite print depicting William III Prince of Orange and Mary Princess of Orange with their Lords and Ladies above a caption which ...

engraving

engraving

mounted Williamite print William III in battle on horseback trampling the vanquished under hoof, with battle scenes to rear; left-hand sheet of a big...

Maria D.G. Anglia, Scot. Fran: et Hib. Reg

Maria D.G. Anglia, Scot. Fran: et Hib. Reg

Williamite print featuring portrait of Queen Mary holding orb and sceptre...

'Taking up a Passenger'

'Taking up a Passenger'

Post Office Coaching prints 'Car Travelling in the South of Ireland in the year 1856. Bianconi. Plate 4...

"Voluntary Tribute"

"Voluntary Tribute"

Political cartoon from the 1830s about Daniel O'Connell....

Mezzotint

Mezzotint

mounted Williamite print depicting portrait of Henry, Comte de Nassau D'Auverquerk, Field Marshall; n.b DB 800 entry describes only five prints; all t...

Lady Catharine Manners

Lady Catharine Manners

legends : "Sir Joshua Reynolds pinx. / T. Gaugain sculp. / LADY CATHARINE MANNERS / Daughter to his Grace the Duke of Rutland- / Publish'd Jany. 1785 ...

Arcus Triumphalis honori Serenissimi

Arcus Triumphalis honori Serenissimi

loose mounted coloured Williamite print featuring triumphal arch erected in William II's honour [in Zeebruck] before the curious Dutch with groups of ...

Gulielmi Redemptopis

Gulielmi Redemptopis

Williamite print showing monument to Battle of the Boyne, with key indicating major events and sites, and dedication to 'the sacred and immortal strea...

Engraving

Engraving

Williamite print depicting ceremonial procession of William III in London; n.b DB 800 entry describes only five prints; all the 34 prints in B014365 ...

Hugh O'Neill

Hugh O'Neill

'A true portrait of Hugh O'Neill, Prince and Earl of Tyrone, by descent King and Lord of Ireland. Died at Rome, A.D. 1616.'...

Orangien Wonderspiegel

Orangien Wonderspiegel

Williamite print entitled 'Orange Miracle Mirror' depicting progress of William III from the death of his father William II to his establishment in En...

Gulielmus Tertius DG Anglia, Scotia, Francia st Hibernia Rex Nat 1650 Denat 1702

Gulielmus Tertius DG Anglia, Scotia, Francia st Hibernia Rex Nat 1650 Denat 1702

Williamite print depicting William III in armour in a cartouche with a swagged and laurelled border surmounted by a crown surrounded by staffs bearin...

Engraving

Engraving

Engraving depicted a group of somberly but richly dressed men and women seated at table in a richly decorated, candle-lit hall hung with mirrors; the...

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