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A picturesque and descriptive view of the City of Dublin, displayed in a series of the most interesting scenes taken in the year 1791... with a brief authentic history from the earliest accounts to the present time Public Deposited

A picturesque and descriptive view of the City of Dublin, displayed in a series of the most interesting scenes taken in the year 1791... with a brief authentic history from the earliest accounts to the present time

Alternative title
  • View of Dublin
  • Malton's View of Dublin
Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • XFag.QQ.1.51
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  • 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]
Date Created
  • approximately 1812?
Physical extent
  • 42 cm x 57 cm
  • ii, 18 pages, 124 unnumbered pages, 28 unnumbered plates
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  • [1] Digitised version of XFag.QQ.1.51, 'A picturesque and descriptive view of the City of Dublin, displayed in a series of the most interesting scenes taken in the year 1791 by James Malton, with a brief authentic history from the earliest accounts to the present time'. With an engraved title page, and an engraved dedication by James Malton to 'The Right Honorable the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, Sheriffs, Common-Council Freemen, and Citizens of Dublin', dated 'London June 1st 1794', and signed: 'Walsh scr. Vincent scu.' The aquatints were first issued between 1792-1799. The 3 preliminary plans, etc., have variant imprints; the 'Plan of the City' (1797), bound up with some copies, is not present in this copy. For details of the 25 views see J. R. Abbey, Scenery 1770-1860, nos 473, 474 (also known as Scenery of Great Britain & Ireland in Aquatint & Lithography from the Library of J.R. Abbey). The text of this copy is as for Abbey's 474, c. 1818 (paper watermarked 1802); the plates are as for 474 but on paper watermarked 1811. Date of publication based on watermark dating evidence. Some of the plates are published by James Malton, London, and George Cowen, Dublin; the remainder are published by James Malton alone. [2] Contents of this copy are as follows: Plate 1; frontispiece: Arms of the City of Dublin; framed by a garland. London: published by James Malton for his 'History of Dublin', July 1792. James Malton del. et fecit. Engraved title page. Engraved dedication page. Plate 2: Correct survey of Dublin as it stood in the year 1610. London: published by James Malton for his 'History of Dublin' July 1792. Plate 3: A correct survey of the Bay of Dublin 1795. London: published for Malton's 'View of Dublin', December 1793. Plate 4; view 1: Great courtyard, Dublin Castle. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published according to Act of Parliament July 1792 by James Malton and George Cowen, Grafton Street, Dublin. Plate 5; view 2: The Parliament House, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published November 1793 by I. [James] Malton and I. [George] Cowen, Dublin. Plate 6; view 3: Trinity College, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published March 1st 1793 by James Malton. Plate 7; view 4: College Library, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published by James Malton and George Cowen, Dublin, July 1793. Plate 8; view 5: Provost's House, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published by James Malton and George Cowen, Dublin, February 1794. Plate 9; view 6: Saint Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published March 1st 1793 by James Malton. Plate 10; view 7: West Front of Saint Patrick's Cathedral. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published by James Malton, November 1793 and I. [George] Cowen, Dublin. Plate 11; view 8: Royal Exchange, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published July 1793 by James Malton and George Cowen, Grafton Street, Dublin. Plate 12; view 9: Custom House, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published July 1792 by James Malton and George Cowen, Dublin. Plate 13; view 10: View of the Law-Courts, looking up the Liffey, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published March 1799 by James Malton. Plate 14; view 11: Tholsel, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published by James Malton and George Cowen, Dublin, June 1793. Plate 15; view 12: Old Soldiers Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published by James Malton and George Cowen, Dublin, February 1794. Plate 16; view 13: Royal Infirmary, Phoenix Park, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published by James Malton and George Cowen, Dublin, July 1794. Plate 17; view 14: Blue-Coat Hospital, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published by James Malton, March 1798. Plate 18; view 15: Lying-In Hospital, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published December 1795. Plate 19; view 16: Rotunda and New Rooms, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published December 1795. Plate 20; view 17: St. Catharine's Church, Thomas Street, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published by James Malton, November 1797. Plate 21; view 18: St. Marine School, Dublin, looking up the Liffey. James Malton del. et sculp. London: published by James Malton, June 1796. Plate 22; view 19: Leinster House, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published by James Malton and George Cowen, Grafton Street, Dublin, July 1792. Plate 23; view 20: Charlemont-House, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published by James Malton and George Cowen, Grafton Street, Dublin, June 1793. Plate 24; view 21: Powerscourt-House, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published by James Malton, July 1795. Plate 25; view 22: View from Capel-Street, looking over Essex-Bridge, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published by James Malton, October 1797. Plate 26; view 23: St. Stephen's Green, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published by James Malton, June 1796. Plate 27; view 24: Barracks, Dublin. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published by James Malton, July 1795. Plate 28; view 25: View of Dublin, from the Magazine, Phoenix Park. James Malton del. et fecit. London: published by James Malton, July 1795.
Bibliography
  • For details of the 25 views see J. R. Abbey, Scenery 1770-1860, nos 473, 474 (also known as Scenery of Great Britain & Ireland in Aquatint & Lithography from the Library of J.R. Abbey).
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  • ink
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  • paper (fiber product)
Digital Object Id
  • XFAG-QQ-1-51_001
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  • b202675634

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