The Museum Building of Trinity College Dublin

A model of Victorian craftsmanship

Christine Casey & Patrick N. Wyse Jackson, editors

Hardback €45.00
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ISBN: 978-1-84682-789-1
September 2019. 400pp; Hardback. Large Format, full colour.

Christine Casey and Patrick Wyse Jackson

Materials: Ireland's decorative stone
The Irish marble industry and the Museum Building
Louise Caulfield 

The Museum Building’s radical polychromy
Christine Casey

Quarries: extraction, transport and entrepreneurship 
Granite quarrying and the migration quarrying communities from Golden Hill to Ballyknockan, Co. Wicklow, c.1700–c.1850
John Hussey

Kilkenny marble in the Victorian period
Tony Hand  

Design: architecture and engineering
The architecture of the Museum Building
Edward McParland 

Beyond Ruskin
Edward McParland 

The architectural sources for the Museum Building
Andrew Tierney 

The ventilation system of the Museum Building
Leila Budd

Craftsmanship: carving and construction
Reviving the artisan sculptor
Andrew Tierney 

A stone menagerie and botanical conservatory
Patrick N. Wyse Jackson and Peter S. Wyse Jackson

Gilbert Cockburn & Sons, builders of the Museum Building
Susan Galavan

Conservation and usage: theory and practice
Anticipating Ruskin
Frederick O’Dwyer 

Changes in the design, settings and use of the Museum Building, 1853–2018
Patrick N. Wyse Jackson 

Ethics and aesthetics in the cleaning and conservation of the Museum Building
Paul Arnold

Descriptions of the stone types utilized in the Museum Building
Louise Caulfield and Patrick N. Wyse Jackson