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RDS_treasures_439_Richter_Elisabeth Empress of Austria.jpg
Princess Elisabeth (1837-1898), empress consort (1854-1898) of Franz Joseph, emperor of Austria (1848–1916) and king of Hungary (1867–1916), The subject depicted facing right, stationary, in side-saddle on Domino, an Irish hunter, wearing a dark…
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RDS_treasures_182_Rothwell_Mary Ann Hutton.jpg
Dr Mary Ann Hutton (1862-1953) was a Gaelic scholar and the first woman elected to the Royal Dublin Society Council in 1929. The subject depicted bust length, in three-quarter profile, directed right, her fair hair in a hair bun, wearing a white…
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RDS_treasures_5_Purser_Con Curran.jpg
Constantine Peter Curran, elected to the RDS Council in 1943, Vice-President 1971-72, active promoter of the Society’s arts and music programmes. The subject depicted bust length, in frontal profile, bespectacled and wearing a dark three-piece suit…
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RDS_proc_237_2000_sheep classes.pdf
RDS National sheep classes association with National Sheep Breeders Association at Tullamore Livestock Saturday 27th, May, 2000.
Judging programme.
Index of exhibitors.
RDS Spring Cattle Show 2000. Prize schedule. Saturday, 6th May. Goff sales…
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RDS_proc_237_2000_miscellaneous.pdf
RDS Ven News, June 2000.
RDS Ven News, November 2000.
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RDS_proc_237_2000_members.pdf
RDS newsletter Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter 2000.
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RDS_proc_237_2000_horse show.pdf
Kerrygold Horse Show Official Catalogue 2000. RDS, Dublin, Ireland, Wednesday 9th - Sunday 13th August.
Index to exhibitors of horses, ponies and donkeys.
Index to standholders.
Official programme.
A reflection on the origins of the Irish Horse…
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RDS_proc_237_2000_arts awards.pdf
RDS Crafts Competition & National Travelling Exhibition 2000.
Entry form.
RDS winners.
Cavan County Museum invitation to the RDS winners 2000 exhibition.
Taylor Art award prize winners.
Henry Higgins travelling scholarship winner.
Printmaking…
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RDS_proc_237_2000_admin.pdf
Annual report 2000.
Message from the President.
Accounts year ending 31 December, 2000.
Report of the committee of Agriculture & Rural Affairs.
Report of the committee of Science & Technology.
Report of the committee of Arts.
Report of the…
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RDS_proc_236_1999_sheep class.pdf
RDS National sheep classes in association with National Sheep Breeders Association at Tullamore Mart, Saturday 12 June, 1999.
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RDS_proc_236_1999_miscellaneous.pdf
RDS Ven News.
12th World Meath Congress. Bord Bía, Ireland, 1999.
Spotlight: RDS Catering Department.
RDS A venue for all reasons.
The New RDS Conference Centre.
Events list.
RDS Recital Programme Autumn 1999 - An RDS Arts Foundation…
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RDS_proc_236_1999_members.pdf
Newsletter Spring/Summer 1999.
Message from the RDS President.
Membership activities.
RDS members questionnaire.
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RDS_proc_236_1999_horse show.pdf
The Kerrygold Horse Show 1999, 4 - 8 August.
Official catalogue.
Index to exhibitors of horses, ponies and donkeys.
Index to standholders.
Official programme.
Simmonscourt showjumping events programme.
List of awards.
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RDS_proc_236_1999_art exhibition.pdf
Taylor Art Competition 1999. Art awards.
Exhibition of works at the Kerrygold Horse Show 1999. Main sponsor EBS Building Society.
Categories.
Catalogue of winners.
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RDS_proc_236_1999_admin.pdf
The proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society for the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ninety Nine (1999).
Minutes of the Stated General Meeting of the Royal Dublin Society May - December 1999. Annual report 1999 submitted to the Stated General…
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RDS_proc_235_1998_sheep class.pdf
Golden Sheers. 1998 World and All Ireland Sheep Shearing Championship.
RDS National Sheep Classes at Golden Shears World Sheep Shearing Championships 1998, 5-7 June, Gorey RFC, Wexford.
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RDS_proc_235_1998_miscellaneous.pdf
The RDS Irish Forestry Award 1998 sponsored by the Department of the Marine & Natural Resources. Instructions and conditions of entry.
RDS Autumn conference. Planning for a sustainable future in rural Ireland. Tuesday 3rd November 1998, Merrion…
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RDS_proc_235_1998_horse show.pdf
The Kerrygold Horse Show to be held at the Royal Dublin Society, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland, 5 - 9 August, 1998. Prize schedule. Official catalogue. Map of the premises.
Index to exhibitors of horses, ponies and donkeys.
Index to…
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RDS_proc_235_1998_art exhibition.pdf
EBS crafts competition awards 1998. Special prizes. Information and conditions.
Taylor art competition and Henry Higgins travelling scholarship. Art awards.
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RDS_proc_235_1998_admin.pdf
The proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society for the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ninety Eight (1998).
Minutes of the Stated General Meeting of the Royal Dublin Society May - December 1998. Annual report 1998 submitted to the Stated General…
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RDS_proc_234_1997_sheep class '97.pdf
RDS Sheep Classes at Sheep'97. Ireland's National Sheep event Gurteen Agricultural College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, Saturday, 24 May, 1997. Sponsored for pedigree classes AIB Bank.
Sheep'97 & Major high speed wilting demonstration. Main sponsor…
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RDS_proc_234_1997_horse show.pdf
The Kerrygold Horse Show to be held at the Royal Dublin Society, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland, 6 - 10 August, 1997. Prize schedule. Official catalogue. Map of the premises.
Index to exhibitors of horses, ponies and donkeys.
Index to trade…
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RDS_proc_234_1997_art exhibition.pdf
Taylor art competition 1997. Art awards.
Instructions to candidates.
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RDS_proc_234_1997_admin.pdf
The proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society for the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ninety-Seven (1997).
Minutes of the Stated General Meeting of the Royal Dublin Society May - December 1997.
Annual report 1997 submitted to the Stated General…
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RDS_proc_233_1996_sheep classes '96.pdf
RDS Sheep Classes at Sheep'96. Ireland's National Sheep event Mellows Agricultural College, Athenry, Co. Galway, Saturday, 25 May, 1996. Sponsored by KEPAK Group.
Index to exhibitors.
The RDS Irish Forestry award 1996 sponsored by the Department of…
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RDS_proc_233_1996_horse show.pdf
The Kerrygold Dublin Horse Show to be held at the Royal Dublin Society, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland, 7 - 11 August, 1996. Prize schedule. Official catalogue. Map of the premises.
Index to exhibitors of horses, ponies and donkeys.
Index to trade…
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RDS_proc_233_1996_art exhibition.pdf
Taylor art competition and Henry Higgins travelling scholarship 1996.
Art awards.
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RDS_proc_233_1996_admin.pdf
The proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society for the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ninety-Six (1996).
Minutes of the Stated General Meeting of the Royal Dublin Society May - December 1996.
Annual report 1996 submitted to the Stated General…
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RDS_proc_232_1995_sheep class '95.pdf
RDS Sheep Classes at Sheep'95. Ireland's National Sheep event UCD Lyons Estate, Thursday, June 29, 1995. Sponsored by KEPAK Group.
Index to exhibitors.
List of awards.
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RDS_proc_232_1995_proceedings.pdf
The proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society for the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ninety-Fife (1995).
Minutes of the Stated General Meeting of the Royal Dublin Society May - December 1995.
Annual report 1995 submitted to the Stated General…
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RDS_proc_232_1995_miscellaneous.pdf
The RDS 1995 Agricultural equipment awards sponsored by F.B.D. Trust Company LTD.
The RDS Irish Forestry awards 1995 sponsored by the Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry-Forest Service with the support of The European Union.
EBS Crafts…
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RDS_proc_232_1995_horse show.pdf
The Kerrygold Dublin Horse Show to be held at the Royal Dublin Society, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland, 8 - 12 August, 1995. Prize schedule. Official catalogue. Map of the premises.
Index to exhibitors of horses and ponies.
Index to trade…
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RDS_proc_232_1995_art exhibition.pdf
Art awards. Taylor art Competition 1995. Instructions for candidates.
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RDS_proc_231_1994_miscellaneous.pdf
Conference on Agriculture and the Environment, March 9-11, 1994. Programme and booking form. Organised by The RDS and An Taisce.
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RDS_proc_231_1994_livestock show.pdf
RDS National Livestock Show'94, Thursday, 9th June, 9.00 am - 6.00 pm. Prize schedule.
Agricultural equipment awards sponsored by FBD Trust Company Limited.
National sheep shearing championships.
Macra Na Feirme National Farm task final…
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RDS_proc_231_1994_horse show.pdf
The Kerrygold Dublin Horse Show to be held at the Royal Dublin Society, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland, 9 - 13 August, 1994. Prize schedule. Official catalogue. Map of the premises.
Index to exhibitors of horses and ponies.
Index to trade…
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RDS_proc_231_1994_art exhibition.pdf
EBS Crafts Competition 1994. Competition & category awards sponsored by the EBS Building Society.
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RDS_proc_231_1994_admin.pdf
The proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society for the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ninety-Four (1994).
Minutes of the Stated General Meeting of the Royal Dublin Society May - December 1994.
Annual report 1994 submitted to the Stated General…
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RDS_proc_230_1993_summer festival.pdf
Summer Festival to be held on the Society's premises, Ballsbridge, Dublin on June 4, 5, 6 & 7, 1993.
'Live stock and equestrian classes' at the Summer Festival 4 - 7 June, 1993. Prize schedule.
Agricultural equipment awards sponsored by FBD Trust…
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RDS_proc_230_1993_miscellaneous.pdf
Agricultural equipment awards 1993 sponsored by F.B.D. Trust Company Ltd.
The R.D.S. Irish forestry award 1993 sponsored by the Forest Service under the EU founded Forestry Operational Programme.
Planning for a Sustainable Future in Rural Ireland.…
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RDS_proc_230_1993_horse show.pdf
The Kerrygold Dublin Horse Show to be held at the Royal Dublin Society, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland on August 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 , 1993. Prize schedule.
Simmonscourt showjumping events programme.
Official catalogue.
Map of the premises.
Index to…
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RDS_proc_230_1993_art exhibition.pdf
EBS Crafts Competition. Competition & category awards sponsored by the EBS building society.
Art Awards Taylor Art Competition 1993.
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RDS_proc_230_1993_admin.pdf
The proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society for the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ninety-Three (1993).
Minutes of the Stated General Meeting of the Royal Dublin Society May - December 1993.
Annual report 1993 submitted to the Stated General…
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RDS_proc_229_1992_spring show.pdf
Annual Spring Agricultural Show to be held on the Society's premises, Ballsbridge, Dublin, on May 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10, 1992.
Spring Show 92 & ESB Garden Festival.
Index of exhibitors.
Competitions running orders.
List of awards.
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RDS_proc_229_1992_horse show.pdf
The Kerrygold Dublin Horse Show to be held at the Royal Dublin Society, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland on July 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18, 1992. Prize schedule.
Catalogue.
Map of premises.
Index to exhibitors of horses and ponies.
Catalogue of trade…
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RDS_proc_229_1992_art exhibition.pdf
EBS crafts competition. Competition & category awards sponsored by the EBS Building Society.
Art awards. Taylor art competition and Henry Higgins travelling scholarship 1992.
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RDS_proc_229_1992_admin.pdf
The proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society for the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ninety-Two (1992).
Minutes of the Stated General Meeting of the Royal Dublin Society May - December 1992.
Report of the Council for the year 1992 submitted to…
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RDS_proc_228_1991_spring show.pdf
Annual Spring Agricultural Show 1991, Wednesday May 8th to Sunday May 12th.
Prize schedule.
Spring Show '91. A Festival of Fun! Featuring a bigger and better Bord Na Móna Garden Festival.
Map of premises.
Index of Spring Show…
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RDS_proc_228_1991_horse show.pdf
The Kerrygold Dublin Horse Show to be held at the Royal Dublin Society, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland August, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10, 1991. Catalogue.
Map of premises.
Index to exhibitors of horses and ponies.
Catalogue of trade stands.
Simmonscourt…
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RDS_proc_228_1991_art exhibition.pdf
Art awards.
EBS crafts competition. Information and conditions of entry.
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RDS_proc_228_1991_admin.pdf
The proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society for the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ninety-One (1991).
Minutes of the Stated General Meeting of the Royal Dublin Society May - December 1991.
Report of the Council for the year 1991 submitted to…
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RDS_proc_227_1990_spring show.pdf
Annual Spring Agricultural Show, May 10, 11, 12 and 13, 1990.
Prize schedule.
Spring Show and Bord Na Móna garden festival.
Map of premises.
Index of Spring Show Exhibitors.
Competitions running order.
List of awards.
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RDS_proc_227_1990_members.pdf
Members' Calendar 1990-91 with list of music recitals and lectures.
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RDS_proc_227_1990_horse show.pdf
The Kerrygold Dublin Horse Show to be held at the Royal Dublin Society, Ballsbridge, Dublin, Ireland 17-21 July, 1990. Catalogue.
Map of premises.
Index to exhibitors of horses and ponies.
Catalogue of trade stands.
Simmonscourt showjumping…
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RDS_proc_227_1990_art exhibition.pdf
Art awards. Taylor Art and Henry Higgins travelling scholarship competitions 1990.
Crafts competition. Information and conditions of entry.
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RDS_proc_227_1990_admin.pdf
The proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society for the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Ninety (1990).
Minutes of the General Meeting of the Royal Dublin Society 1990.
Report of the Council for the year 1990 submitted to the Stated General Meeting…
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RDS_proc_226_1989_spring show.pdf
Annual Spring Agricultural Show 1989, Wednesday May 3rd to Sunday May 7th, 1989. Prize schedule.
Spring Show and Industries Fair [Official Catalogue].
Map of premises.
Index of Spring Show Exhibitors.
Competitions running orders.
List of awards.
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RDS_proc_226_1989_miscellaneous.pdf
List of accessions of the Royal Dublin Society Library.
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RDS_proc_226_1989_members.pdf
Members' calendar 1989-90 with list of musical recitals and lectures.
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RDS_proc_226_1989_horse show.pdf
The Kerrygold Dublin Horse Show to be held at the Royal Dublin Society, Ballsbridge, Dublin on August 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th, 1989. Prize schedule.
The Kerrygold Dublin Horse Show Catalogue.
Map of premises.
Index to exhibitors of horses and…
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RDS_proc_226_1989_art exhibition.pdf
Art awards. Taylor Art competition 1989.
Crafts competition.
Information and conditions of entry.
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RDS_proc_226_1989_admin.pdf
The proceedings of the Royal Dublin Society for the year One Thousand Nine Hundred and Eighty Nine (1989).
Minutes of the Royal Dublin Society for the Advancement of Agriculture and other branches of Industry and for the advancement of Science and…
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Portrait of Mervyn Edward Wingfield, 7th Viscount Powerscourt, by Sarah Henrietta Purser
Mervyn Edward Wingfield, 7th Viscount Powerscourt, landowner, politician and connoisseur. The subject depicted half length, directed forward, his full-bearded face in frontal profile, wearing formal attire with one gold shirt stud visible and with…
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1939 Dublin Horse Show Poster Design by Olive Whitmore
Poster design for the 1939 Dublin Horse Show, depicting two chestnut hunters and riders in red hunting coats, directed right, jumping from a high bank, against a background of an obscure skyscape, inscribed 'Dublin Horse Show. August 8, 9, 10, 11 and…
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Portrait of William Evelyn Wylie as Master of the Ward Union Hounds
Judge William Evelyn Wylie as Master of the Ward Union Hounds, 1938-41. The subject depicted three-quarter length, directed left, his face in three-quarter profile, wearing a red hunt coat, white cravat and black velvet riding helmet, a hunting horn…
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RDS_treasures_167_Whelan_Edward Bohane.jpg
Edward Bohane, Chief Executive of the RDS, 1921-1936. The subject depicted half length, directed right, his face in three-quarter profile, seated on a red-cushsioned chair, next to a table on which is are three closed books, wearing a dark suit and…
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RDS_treasures_184_Raeburn_Charles Giesecke.jpg
Charles Giesecke, Professor of Mineralogy to the Dublin Society. The subject depicted bust length, directed right, his face in three-quarter profile, wearing a brown, tall-collard coat and a white cravat, against a dark background.
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RDS_treasures_174_Hamilton_Richard Kirwan.jpg
Richard Kirwan, Irish geologist and chemist. The subject depicted full length, frontal profile, seated next to a desk in a dark interior, holding a journal in his right hand, wearing a dark coat and breeches, a black top hat and brown cloak. in the…
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RDS_treasures_178_Jones_George Stoney.jpg
George Johnstone Stoney, Irish Physicist, the subject depicted full length, directed forward, his 'cathedral'-style bearded face in frontal profile, seated at a table in an interior, wearing a dark suit and blue-trimmed academic robes, a watchchain…
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RDS_treasures_0449.024_Leitz_Microscope.jpg
"E. Leitz, Wetzlar No.21412 (large Stand 1A). B 133x103; H 293; C 340x180x175. 29-10-1891. D. Brass; U-shaped base; circular mechanical stage; double nosepiece; mahogany fitted case; H.H. Dixon’s. Spring loaded cylinder housing on triangular pillar…
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RDS_treasures_0410.001_Parker_Burning glass.jpg
"Unsigned - attributed to William or Samuel Parker. PyH 1110; HsDs 450 & 250. 1784-1803 (bought 1812). F. Kirwan’s; double; mahogany tripod foot, turned pillar and lens housings; latter on semi-circular iron bracket. The large and small lens…
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RDS_treasures_447_Alment_Telescope.jpg
Although there are many variations between telescopes, they can be divided into two distinct categories − refracting and reflecting. Refracting telescopes use glass lenses to focus the incoming image. Reflecting telescopes use mirrors as the main…
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RDS_treasures_175_Cregan_Isaac Weld.png
Isaac Weld, topographer, explorer and artist. The subject depicted three-quarter length, directed forward, face in frontal profile, standing, holding a document in right hand, wearing a black morning coat, indistinctly signed and dated l.l. Cregan.
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RDS_treasures_268_Kirk_Gregor von Feinaigle.jpg
Gregory von Feinaigle, self-styled Professor of Mnemonics and founder of the Feinaiglian Institute at Aldborough House in Dublin city. The subject modelled wearing classical robes & collared shirt, his gaze directed slightly downwards and to the…
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RDS_treasures_97_Maker unknown_1888 Charter.jpg
The Charter of Queen Victoria, Merging The Royal Agricultural Society of Ireland with The Royal Dublin Society, an original counterpart copy, 1888.
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RDS_treasures_198_Drury_Causeway east.jpg
A view of the basalt columns caused by a volcanic eruption, known as the Giant's Causeway in County Antrim, Ireland. To the left, the interlocking columns descend from a cliff to the water. In the centre is a block of high columns and to the right,…
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Portrait of Muriel Gahan, by Edward McGuire
Muriel Françoise Gahan, founding member of the Arts Council, renowned for her role in the establishment of The Country Shop, Country Workers Ltd., the Irish Homespun Society and Country Markets Ltd. and for promoting traditional crafts in Ireland.…
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Portrait of Arthur Edward Guinness, 1st Baron Ardilaun, by Sir William Orpen
Portrait of Arthur Edward Guinness, 1st Baron Ardilaun, the subject mustachioed with soul patch beard, depicted half length in three-quarter left profile, wearing black tie, against a black background. Signed l.r. Orpen.
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RDS_treasures_29_Cuming_Mr Bowden.jpg
Portrait of a gentleman named Mr. Bowden, the subject modelled facing to the front with his head in right profile, his face lightly resting in his left hand, wearing a white waistcoat and red banyan, against a dark background.
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RDS_treasures_322_Kirk_George lV.jpg
A statue of King George IV, the subject modelled wearing the robes of a Knight of the Order of St. Patrick, standing beside a column with books, signed and dated T Kirk fecit RHA 1824 Dublin. Thomas Kirk was commissioned by the linen merchants of…
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RDS_treasures_572_Clarke_Stained glass panel.jpg
A stained glass window depicting Minerva, the emblem of the Royal Dublin Society since the mid-1740s. The subject modelled seated, facing to the front with her head in right profile, wearing a helmet and purple, pink, orange and bronze-coloured…
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RDS_treasures_137_Chinnery_Miss Vigne.jpg
The subject depicted full length, directed slightly to the right, her head cast down and reading a book, reclining on a red sofa, wearing a blue gown. Thought to be the sister of Marianne Vigne, the artist's wife (m.1799). It may in fact be Marianne…
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RDS_treasures_437_West & Son_RDS Mace.jpg
In Charles II style, the large openwork crown finial engraved and chased with the Royal Arms, the sides engraved with various coats-of-arms and symbols including that of the Royal Dublin Society, further engraved with trailing foliage and with an…
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RDS_treasures_C64_Terrey_1845 Pembroke challenge cup.jpg
The campana shaped body on a stem cast as three horses sheltering under a tree with a rockwork base, the sides robustly chased with flowers and foliage on a matted ground and with two leaf-cap scroll handles, engraved on one side with a coat-of-arms…
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RDS_treasures_C56_Weir & Sons_Aga Khan Nations cup.jpg
The ovoid body on a square base, chased with scrolls, the lower body chased with leaves, the rim and conforming cover each chased with flowers and scrolls and with two reeded scrolling handles, engraved on one side with the inscription 'Royal Dublin…
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RDS_treasures_C145_Hunt & Roskell_1866 Pembroke challenge cup.jpg
The tapering cylindrical body on a spreading base, the base chased with stiff leaves on a reeded ground and with a beaded border, and with a knopped flower and foliage stem, the body finely chased on one side with a scene of knights going into…
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RDS_treasures_261_Van Nost_Samuel Madden.jpg
Bust of the Reverend Samuel Madden D.D., one of the leading founders of the Dublin Society. The subject modelled with head inclined slightly to the right, wearing long wig, wearing clerical robes, bands and waistcoat, inscribed "Van Nost Ft." and the…
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RDS_treasures_259_Van Nost_Thomas Prior.jpg
Portrait bust of Thomas Prior, leading founder and first Secretary of the Dublin Society. The subject modelled wearing classical robes, head inclined slightly to the right, inscribed J I van Nost Ft 1760 and the socle inscribed Thomas Prior.
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RDS_treasures_210_Brocas_Hogget ram.jpg
Portrait of a hegget ram. The subject modelled from side view and facing right. With the inscription, "A Hogget Ram the property of Richd. Rothwell Esq. c.2" lb Live wt.1.1.21". The original drawing by James Henry Brocas was commissioned by the…
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RDS_treasures_209_Brocas_Sow.jpg
Portrait of a sow. The subject modelled from side view and facing right. With the inscription, "A Sow of the improv'd Leicestershire breed. The Property of Geo. Grierson Esq. Rathfarnham House Co. Dublin."
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RDS_treasures_208_Brocas_Strawberry.jpg
Portrait of Strawberry, a longhorn cow. The subject modelled from side view and facing right. With the inscription, "In the possession of Hy. Garnett of Greenpark Co. of Meath." The original drawing by James Henry Brocas was commissioned by the…
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RDS_treasures_208_Brocas_Myrtles.jpg
Portrait of Myrtle, a longhorn cow. The subject modelled from side view and facing right. With the inscription, "By a well bred son of Shakespear out of a cow by a son of Washington's Dam alias Lady Washington." The original drawing by James Henry…
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RDS_treasures_208_Brocas_Brindle.jpg
Portrait of Brindle, a longhorn cow. The subject modelled from side view and facing right. With the inscription, "In the possession of Hy. Garnett of Greenpark Co. of Meath." The original drawing by James Henry Brocas was commissioned by the Dublin…
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RDS_spring show_1899_photo.jpg
Photographic print of the RDS Spring Show cattle classes 1899.
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RDS_treasures_208_Brocas_Blossom.jpg
Portrait of Blossom, a longhorn cow. The subject modelled from side view and facing left. With the inscription, "The Property of Hy. Garnett Esq. of Greenpark Co. of Meath". The original drawing by James Henry Brocas was commissioned by the Dublin…
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RDS_treasures_208_Brocas_Astley.jpg
Portrait of a longhorn cow. The subject modelled from side view and facing right. With the inscription, "Bred by Richd. Astley, Esq. Odstone Hall Leicestershire. Sold to Mr. Bates 1802" The original drawing by James Henry Brocas was commissioned by…
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Shepherding a Flock to Pasture, by George Barret Senior
Capriccio landscape. On a wagon track in the foreground, a flock of sheep are driven to pasture by three shepherds, one mounted on a grey horse, one holding a leashed dog and one waving a staff. Scrub trees frame the composition, one on the left and…
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Anglers Beneath a Natural Rock Arch, by George Barret Senior
Capriccio landscape. In the right foreground, three figures fish from a rock beside a river, the two males standing and the female seated. Above them is a giant natural rock arch, partially covered by scrub. Trees frame the left of the composition,…
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Travellers on a Wooded Pathway, by George Barret Senior
Capriccio landscape: In the foreground, two men travel alongside two loaded mules on a wooded pathway. Two other men follow them a short distance behind. In the middle ground, two figures walk in the opposite direction. In the background, the ruins…
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RDS_spring show_poster_1859.jpg
Poster for the 1859 Spring Show. "The Annual Spring Show of neat cattle, sheep, agricultural horses, poultry, and farming implements, will be held on the premises of the Society, Kildare S., Dublin, Tuesday, April 19th, 1859, and three following…
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