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    Architectural Plans and Drawings


    Seymour, Valerie (1995) Architectural Plans and Drawings. In: Maynooth Library Treasures: From the collections of Saint Patrick's College. Royal Irish Academy, Ireland, pp. 167-194. ISBN 1874045305

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    Abstract

    In this essay I propose to discuss some of the architectural plans and drawings in the library collections and their relation to existing buildings. These drawings are the work of architects Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812-52) and James Joseph McCarthy (1817-82) in the main, and illustrate the mid-nineteenth- century building programme at Maynooth. Pugin's influential writings on architecture, ornament and all matters Gothic, which are well represented in the collections, will also be discussed.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Keywords: Maynooth; St. Patrick's College; Library; Treasures; Architectural drawings;
    Academic Unit: University Library
    Item ID: 10059
    Depositing User: IR Editor
    Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2018 14:17
    Publisher: Royal Irish Academy
    Refereed: Yes
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