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  • Subject is exactly "Portrait sculpture, Irish -- 18th century"
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_271_Cunningham_William Maple.jpg
William Maple, 1661/71?–1762, chemist, was one of the founding members of the Dublin Society. The subject modelled wearing a coat, classical robes and a chaperon, his head turned slightly towards the left, signed and dated P Cunningham AD 1763, and…
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