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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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Belfast Blitzed Scene : St. James's Parish Schools, Antrim Road (1941)

Belfast Blitzed Scene : St. James's Parish Schools, Antrim Road (1941)

Untitled view of St. James's Parish Schools, Antrim Road, Belfast, after Destruction in the Air Raids of 1941....

In the Cookhouse

In the Cookhouse

Watercolour...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print showing the little Triumphal Arch over the bridge of Losduyne. The print is numbered '17' in pencil and is bound in a book ...

PRINT; Stipple engraving, printed in colours

PRINT; Stipple engraving, printed in colours

Group portrait of Anna, Marchioness of Donegall (wife of the 2nd Marquis), Mrs. May (her mother), Miss May (her sister) and the Earl of Belfast (her s...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print depicting a fierce battle scene with ships visible on a river in the background. The inscription in French refers to London...

Bedeque House, Crumlin Road, Belfast (1920)

Bedeque House, Crumlin Road, Belfast (1920)

noted on mount ' The home of Gordon A. Thompson. Modelled after a South American residence; afterwards used ass the Mater Informorum Hospital. Site no...

Belfast Home Defence Corps (1915)

Belfast Home Defence Corps (1915)

View of the Belfast Home Defence Corps, formed during the First World War, on a route march at the back of Cave Hill, Belfast...

A.T.S. Operators, A.A. Battery

A.T.S. Operators, A.A. Battery

Group of A.T.S. personnel operating anti-aircraft battery on a Belfast rooftop during World War 2...

Engraving

Engraving

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

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Mounted Williamite print showing Prince William standing in front of a draped chair, with nobles arranged around a table covered with a cloth bearing ...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full page Williamite print showing the Prince and Princess. The Prince's hand is being kissed by a crowned and ermined female figure with allegorical ...

Belfast Poor House (c1785-90)

Belfast Poor House (c1785-90)

showing Poor House on Clifton Street, Belfast....

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'...

Unitarian Church, 1836, Carrickfergus (1917)

Unitarian Church, 1836, Carrickfergus (1917)

Carrickfergus Unitarian Chirch was founded in 1836; on the painting is written title as above, but with the insertion of 'Joymount' before Carrickferg...

Shaw's Bridge, River Lagan

Shaw's Bridge, River Lagan

View of the River Lagan and part of bridge to right, man with donkey on tow-path in centre, house and part of corn field to left.. Oil painting, frame...

The Life of William III

The Life of William III

Full Williamite print depicting Queen Mary lying in state in King Henry VII Chapel on the 15th March 1695, with mourners surrounding her. The print is...

The Yacht 'Foam' in Stackhom Harbour

The Yacht 'Foam' in Stackhom Harbour

Watercolouring drawing of the yacht 'Foam' in Stockholm Harbour in August 1854, attributed to Lord Dufferin, the yacht's owner. A note on the picture ...

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