Irish Book Arts – Artists, Illustrators and Printmakers

Holdings include original illustrations by Margaret Gregory, René Bull, Sophia Praeger, Harry Clarke, P.J. Lynch and Donald Teskey. The collection of works by Elizabeth Rivers material comprises engraved wood blocks, prints and drawings, many of which were produced as illustrations for books and periodicals.

'The end of a good man' by Elizabeth Rivers. PD 3015 (TX) 6.'The end of a good man' by Elizabeth Rivers. PD 3015 (TX) 6.

The extensive collection of prints and engraved wood blocks by artist Harry Kernoff was presented to the Library, as was the Norah McGuinness Collection which contains many original illustrations. Holdings also include a large collection of contemporary prints and drawings by Brian Lalor, presented by the artist/author to the Library in 2004, many of which were used to illustrate Irish publications.

PJ Lynch, ink line vignette from  "Fairy Tales of Ireland ". 3006(TX)6.PJ Lynch, ink line vignette from "Fairy Tales of Ireland ". 3006(TX)6.
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Ceiling design by Michael Stapleton (AD 2255).
Ceiling design by Michael Stapleton (AD 2255).
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