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FROM 1830 - 1860 > ART
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  The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife
One of the most famous paintings of the period is Daniel Maclise’s 1854 work, The Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife. In the style of ...
  Celtic Emblems
This stylish clock case was made in Dublin between 1830 and 1850. If you look closely you can see the outlines of famous Irish emblems.
  The Discovery of Potato Blight
D McDonald’s 1847 painting – The discovery of potato blight in Ireland – depicts the awful reality as the poor discover the disease. Not ...
  An Irish Eviction
Frederick Goodall’s 1850 painting was inspired by the suffering of the Irish peasantry during the famine. The children cowering on the ...
  Eviction Sketch
Engraving showing the serving of an eviction notice on a small cottage near Headford in Galway, Ireland, in 1880. During the 19th ...
Lady Butler’s 'Evicted' captures the despair felt by those who suffered during the famine.
  Famine Death
This 1847 illustration records the isolation felt by many families in rural areas. A corpse is being lifted into a coffin on the cart. ...
  Famine Fever
This contemporary lithograph shows a mixed group of workhouse inmates suffering from famine fever. The Famine theme was a regular ...
  The Irish Famine
Many artists focused on the fate of mothers and their children. This G F Watts painting shows a dying baby in the arms of a desperate ...
  Emigrant ship, Belfast
This 1852 painting by James Glen Wilson records a familiar scene in Irish ports during these years. Crowded ships like this carried ...

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