This year’s RDS Library & Archives Dublin Horse Show exhibition, Selling the Show: 154 Years of Promoting the Dublin Horse Show explores the role that advertising and marketing have played in the successful delivery of the Show from its beginnings in 1868 to the present day through images and text drawn from the RDS archives.
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Behind the Screens: Your backstage pass to the RDS Digital Archive. A small but beautiful exhibition especially for National Heritage Week 2022, funded by The Heritage Council under the Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2022.
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To celebrate the centenary year of the publication of Joyce’s epic Ulysses, the RDS Library and Archives hosts the exhibition Ulysses Centenary: Joyce and some RDS links. The exhibition highlights how some of the events at the Society and people associated with it, impacted on the author and featured directly and indirectly in his work. The exhibition draws on and promotes the diverse resources available to Members and researchers available from RDS Library & Archives.
St. Mark and the Lion, by Solomon Coninck
Welcome to the RDS Library & Archives’ Exhibition of the RDS Treasures Collection, supported by The Heritage Council under the Community Heritage Grant Scheme 2021. The exhibition comprises highlights from the RDS’ collection of paintings, sculptures, trophies and scientific instruments and it will expand over time as more exhibits are added.
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This digital exhibition provides a visual record of 19thcentury horse and cattle breeds, through a series of images of prize winners from the RDS Spring, Horse and Winter Shows of 1899 and 1900. The exhibition images are taken from a set of two albums of platinum plate photographs commissioned by the RDS in 1899 and 1900. The albums were digitised in 2018 by Davison & Associates, as part of the RDS Library & Archives digitisation project.
The RDS Library & Archives welcomes you to the Digital Horse Show an online exhibition celebrating the Dublin Horse Show through its archives.