Protestant Dublin, 1660-1760: Architecture and Iconography

Hardcover | April 15, 2012

byRobin Usher

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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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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.

ROBIN USHER is author 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.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 9.68 × 5.67 × 0.89 inPublished:April 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230223893

ISBN - 13:9780230223899

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
Court and City in Restoration Dublin
Churches and Cathedrals
Public Sculpture after 1700
Architectures of Authority in the Eighteenth Century
The Dublin House
Conclusion
Notes
Index