The building site in eighteenth-century Ireland
Decorative plasterwork in Ireland and Europe
Ornament and the early modern interior
Sumptuous plasterwork ornament is a celebrated and distinctive feature of Ireland’s 18th-century domestic architecture. Migrant craftsmen brought the modelling skills and decorative forms of European plasterwork and influenced the...
Author/Editor: Christine Casey & Conor Lucey, editors
Exercise of authority
Surveyor Thomas Owen and the paving, cleansing and lighting of Georgian Dublin
The Dublin Paving Board (founded 1744) was a controversial organization that attempted to bring order to Dublin’s streets during the late eighteenth century. Granted sweeping powers by the...
Author/Editor: Finnian Ó Cionnaith
Nathaniel Clements (1705–77)
Politics, fashion and architecture in mid-eighteenth-century Ireland
This book argues that Nathaniel Clements was an enlightened patron of architecture, not a practising architect, and that he influenced upper-class residential development in Dublin and popularised a...
Author/Editor: Anthony Malcomson
Irish provincial cultures in the long eighteenth century
Essays for Toby Barnard
In this book, thirteen distinguished historians of early modern Ireland recreate the lost world of those who carved out a middle position between the aristocracy and the tenantry...
Author/Editor: Raymond Gillespie & R.F. Foster, editors