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Museums in Dublin (City): Ras an Uachtar In, National Print Museum of Ireland, Dublin Castle, National Gallery of Ireland, Jeanie Johnston

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Published August 20th 2011
ISBN : 9781233153923
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30 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: ras an Uachtar in, National Print Museum of Ireland, Dublin Castle, National Gallery of Ireland,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: ras an Uachtar in, National Print Museum of Ireland, Dublin Castle, National Gallery of Ireland, Jeanie Johnston, Kilmainham Gaol, Natural History Museum, National Wax Museum, National Museum of Ireland, National Library of Ireland, Marshs Library, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, National Leprechaun Museum, Guinness Storehouse, Chester Beatty Library, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Royal Hibernian Academy, Irish Jewish Museum, Drimnagh Castle, National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Dublin Writers Museum, Museum of Irish Industry, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Weingreen Museum of Biblical Antiquities, Science Gallery, National Photographic Archive, James Joyce Centre, Ashtown Castle, State Heraldic Museum, An Post Museum. Excerpt: The National Gallery of Ireland (Irish: ) houses the Irish national collection of Irish and European art. It is located in the centre of Dublin with one entrance on Merrion Square, beside Leinster House, and another on Clare Street. It was founded in 1854 and opened its doors ten years later. The Gallery has an extensive, representative collection of Irish painting and is also notable for its Italian Baroque and Dutch masters painting. The current director of the gallery is Raymond Keaveney. Entry to the gallery is free. In 1853 an exhibition, the Great Industrial Exhibition, was held on the lawns of Leinster House in Dublin. Among the most popular exhibits was a substantial display of works of art organized and underwritten by the railway magnate William Dargan. The enthusiasm of the visiting crowds demonstrated a public for art and it was decided to establish a permanent public art collection as a lasting monument of gratitude to Dargan. The fa ade of the National Gallery copies the Natural History bu...