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History of the University of Dublin Public Deposited

History of the University of Dublin

Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • OLS X-1-939
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Rights statement
  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
Publisher location
  • London, England
Publisher
Date Created
  • between approximately 1819-1820
Physical extent
  • 35 cm
  • 72 numbered pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates
Language
Abstract
  • Digitised version of OLS X-1-939, a 'History of the University of Dublin'. Only 3 of the intended 12 parts were issued, with 9 of 30 plates (see J.R. Abbey who gives title and subscription details from the wrappers). The text is included, unchanged but with different plates, in Taylor's 'History of the University of Dublin', London, 1845, 8vo. (see physical copy at shelfmark Gall.BB.13.1). Inside the front cover of this volume at OLS X-1-939 is a typed note: "Taylor, W.B. History of the University of Dublin. London: published by R. Jennings, 1819-20. Text from the Townley Hall Collection, 1960. Plates acquired earlier. For a description of this unfinished work see J.R. Abbey, Scenery of G.B. and Ireland, London 1952, no. 475." There is a manuscript note located between page 72 and plate [1] as follows: "These 9 plates were published in 1819 and 1820 in 3 fasciculi of letterpress in large quarto. These fasciculi contained the text of the beginning of History of the University of Dublin. By W.B.S. Taylor, London 1845. They were issued by subscription, a copy of the three with original covers, 3 plates in each, list of subscribers was sold by Bennett by auction in Dublin in January 1923 for 38." Paper for the text is wove, and watermarked 1817. The plates in this copy are as follows: Plate [1]: Front of Trinity College, Dublin. Drawn and etched by W.B. Taylor. Engraved by Bluck. Published London, August 6th 1819 by W.B. Taylor. Plate [2]: View of the Dining Hall, etc. from the Provost Garden. Drawn and etched by W.B. Taylor. Engraved by R. Havell. Published London, August 6th 1819 by W.B. Taylor. Plate [3]: A Fellow Commoner of T.C.D. Drawn by W.B. Taylor. Etched by B. Del Sarto. Published London, August 10th by W.B. Taylor. Plate [4]: Museum of T.C.D. Drawn and etched by W.B. Taylor. Engraved by R. Havell & Son. Published London, October 1st, 1819 by W.B. Taylor. Plate [5]: The Grand Square, T.C.D. at the quarterly examination. Drawn and etched by W.B. Taylor. Aquitented [aquatinted] by Bluck. This plate has no publication information, however this plate, which appears also in the Library's copy at OLS X-1-80 https://doi.org/10.48495/qv33s424j has the following: Published November 1st, 1819 by W.B. Taylor. Plate [6]: A Fellow of T.C.D. Drawn by W.B. Taylor. Engraved by B. Del Sarto. Published 1st November 1819 by W.B. Taylor. Plate [7]: S.W. View of the Library, Trin. Coll. Dublin. Drawn and etched by W.B. Taylor. Aquatinted by R. Havell & Son. Published 1st Jan. 1820, for Taylor's History of the University of Dublin. Plate [8]: The College Park, Trin. Coll. Dublin. Drawn and etched by W.B. Taylor. Engraved by R. Havell & Son. Published 1st Jan. 1820, for Taylor's History of the University of Dublin. Plate [9]: N.E. View of the College Observatory, at Dunsinok Co. Dublin. Drawn and etched by W.B. Taylor. Aquatinted by R. Havell & Son. Published 1st Jan. 1820, for Taylor's History of the University of Dublin.
Note
  • Inside the back cover is a typed conservation note: "OLS 198.t.67 Plates previously bound separately in full maroon embossed calico (preserved in lab. Records); text unbound and soiled and damaged. Treatment: Text dry cleaned, deacidified buffered and sized; some plates buffered. Plates guarded onto new calico and interleaved with hand-made paper; text repaired. Sewn on five tapes and bound in full red linen, split boards. Conservator Matthew Hatton. A.G. Cains Technical Director Library Conservation".
  • Another, imperfect, copy at OLS X-1-80 has been digitised and is available to view in the Library's Digital Collections repository at https://doi.org/10.48495/qv33s424j
Bibliography
  • J.R. Abbey, Scenery of Great Britain and Ireland, London 1952, no. 475; Tooley English books 480; Strickland v.2, p.431-2.
Provenance
  • Inside the front cover is a typed note: "Text from the Townley Hall Collection, 1960. Plates acquired earlier."
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Medium
  • ink
Support
  • paper (fiber product)
Digital Object Id
  • OLS-X-1-939_001
Source
  • b202949515

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