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View of the Corn Exchange - Burgh Quay and Custom House. Dublin
View of the Corn Exchange - Burgh Quay and Custom House. Dublin
S. F. Brocas del.t H. Brocas Sculp.t
Publish'd July 1.st 1820 by J.Le Petit for his Book of Views of Ireland. at 20. Capel S.t Dublin & by Wright & Bell. Duke S.t Bloomsbury. London. Ent.d at Stationers Hall.
Hand coloured engraving, plate 275 x 435mm (10¾ x 17½"), with very large margins. Time stained. Hole within plate mark fixed with tape. Taped tears in margins.
A view of the Custom House from Burgh Quay showing the Corn Exchange on the quay and ships moored there. The image is held in the National Library of Ireland in the Prints and Drawings Collection. This is the second plate in the twelve set series 'Select views of Dublin.' Samuel Frederick Brocas (c. 1792 14 May 1847) was an Irish artist best known for this series depicting Dublin. He was the second of the four sons of painter Henry Brocas (Senior). From 1803 to 1807, Brocas studied under his father at the Dublin Society Schools. Henry Brocas (Junior) (1798 1872) was an Irish artist known for his landscapes and engravings. He was the fourth of the four sons of painter Henry Brocas, whom he also trained under.
Bonar-Law: 3.129.
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