Lithographs

By Gabrielle Vergnoux, Conservation Intern, National Library of Ireland At first sight, an image of “Cork Harbour by Robert Lowe Stopford in 1862”, as is written on the verso, seems to do exactly what it says on the tin. The large marine landscape (29 x 71 cm), from the library’s Prints & Drawings Collection, depicts figures [...]

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by Dr Una Hunt, pianist, broadcaster and Irish music specialist William Vincent Wallace Born Waterford, Ireland 1812; died Chateau de Bagen, France 1865 The bicentenary of a neglected and uniquely-individual Irish composer will be celebrated on March 11th 2012. And, on the day, Waterford city will honour the birth of one of its most famous [...]

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