St. George's Church, Dublin

Artist(s) : William Henry Bartlett (Draughtsman), Benjamin Winkles (Engraver)

Exterior view of church, with portico, pediment, steeple and gothic spire, and surrounded by railings. Several figures in the foreground: a boy in a tall hat with a well-dressed women approaching the entrance of the building, and a stooped man with a stick accompanied by another child. The pediment of the building bears a Greek inscription which translates as 'Glory to God in the highest'.
This print was incorporated by Miss Hammill into her diary of travels in Wales and Ireland (1828-1829). It appeared in G.N. Wright's Ireland Illustrated (1831) and Wakeman's Dublin Delineated (1831), in both of which it is inscribed 'Fisher, Son & Co London 1829'.

Sources:
Rosalind M. Elmes and Michael Hewson, Catalogue of Irish topographical prints and original drawings (Dublin: Malton Press for the National Library of Ireland Society, 1975).
E. MacDowel Cosgrave, ‘A Contribution Towards a Catalogue of Nineteenth-Century Engravings of Dublin (Continued)', The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Fifth series, vol. 37, no. 1 (March 31, 1907), 41-60.
George Newenham Wright, Ireland illustrated: from original drawings by Geo. Petrie, W.H. Bartlett, T.M. Baynes and others (London: H. Fisher, Son, and Jackson, 1831).

Inscribed in Image

  • Signature – [W.] H. Bartlett / R. Winkles
  • Caption outside of boundaries of image – St. George's Church, Dublin.

Image Details

Genre Townscape
Technique Engravings
Subject(s) Architecture, Cities and towns
Geographical Location
  • George's Place - Named locality
  • Leinster - Province
  • Dublin - Town or city
Keywords(s) Buildings, Children, Churches, Inscriptions, People, Steeples, Women
Colour Monochrome
Dimensions 10 cm x 15.5 cm
Published / created 1829

Bibliographical Details

Travel Account Diary of travels in Wales and Ireland
Contributor(s)
Print or manuscript Manuscript
Location of image in copy opp. p. 47
Source copy National Library of Ireland MS 34,290/1
Alternative source

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