Protestant Dublin, 1660-1760 by R. Usher
Architecture and Iconography (Early Modern History Society and Culture)

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This innovative urban history of Dublin explores the symbols and spaces of the Irish capital between the Restoration in 1660 and the advent of neoclassical public architecture in the 1770s. The meanings ascribed to statues, churches, houses, and public buildings are traced in detail, using a wide range of visual and written sources.
 

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ROBIN USHERAuthor of Dawson, Molesworth, & Kildare Streets (Dublin, 2008), and a variety of articles and book chapters on early-modern urban iconography. He is also a contributor to the Royal Irish Academy's forthcoming series, Art and Architecture of Ireland, scheduled for publication by Yale University Press in 2014.
 
Published March 13, 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan. 245 pages
Genres: History, Nature & Wildlife, Arts & Photography, Travel, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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By the 1730s Dublin had also acquired a number of significant public buildings: the Royal Hospital at Kilmainham (1680–4), the Royal Barracks (now the National Museum Collins Barracks, and at the time of its completion in 1710 the largest barracks in Europe), the reconstructed Dublin Castle, the ...

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