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  • Subject is exactly "Portrait painting, Irish--19th century"
RDS_treasures_177_Williams_Charles Vallancey.jpeg
Portrait of General Charles Vallancey (Ca.1725-1812), British military surveyor, cartographer and Chief Engineer of Ireland, Vice-President of the (Royal) Dublin Society (1799-1812). The subject depicted full length, in three-quarter left profile,…
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RDS_treasures_171_Jones_Robert Hunter.jpeg
Portrait of Robert J. Hunter, Secretary of the Irish Turf Club and Keeper of the Match Book. The subject depicted three-quarter length, directed slightly left, in three-quarter profile, gazing front; seated at a desk upon which are two bound volumes…
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RDS_treasures_176_Catterson Smith_Jaspar Joly.jpeg
Portrait of Jaspar Robert Joly (1819–92), vicar-general of the diocese of Tuam and bibliophile. The subject depicted three-quarter length, directed and gazing front; seated next to a table covered with a red cloth to the right, upon which are a…
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RDS_treasures_170_Catterson Smith_John Henry Watson.jpeg
Portrait of John Henry Watson (1787-1869), inaugural Master of the Tullow Hunt, Carlow. The subject depicted full length, directed slightly left, gazing front; seated in a red leather armchair; wearing a scarlet, cutaway hunting coat with four brass…
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RDS_treasures_13_Catterson Smith_Lady with harp.jpeg
Portrait, possibly of The Hon. Grace O’Brien (1802-1871), eldest daughter of Sir Edward O’Brien, 4th Baronet O’Brien, of Dromoland Castle, Co. Clare, and Lady Charlotte (née Smith, of Cahermoyle, Co. Limerick), or it may depict Grace’s…
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RDS_treasures_116_Williams_Thomas Pleasants.jpeg
Portrait of Thomas Pleasants (1728-1818), Irish landowner and philanthropist. The subject depicted full length, seated, in three-quarter left profile and gazing front; in an open-arm, red-upholstered fauteuil-style armchair, against the rear left…
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RDS_treasures_182_Rothwell_Mary Ann Hutton.jpg
Portrait of Dr. Mary Ann Hutton (1862-1953), 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; wearing a fitted, light-brown coloured…
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RDS_treasures_175_Cregan_Isaac Weld.png
Portrait of Isaac Weld (1774–1856), Irish topographer, explorer and artist, Vice-President of the Royal Dublin Society (1849-56), Honorary Secretary of the Royal Dublin Society (1828-49). The subject depicted three-quarter length, standing,…
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