The Long Room, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Dublin Core

Title

The Long Room, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Subject

Library
Bust
Sculpture

Description

Lantern slide of the Long Room, Trinity College Dublin. Originally labeled 'D3 II 7' and with title ' TCD LIB.' The Old Library was constructed in the 18th century and now houses 200,000 of the library's oldest books. The sculptor, Peter Scheemakers, was commissioned to carve 14 figures for the college's library, including Francis Bacon, William Shakespeare, Homer, Plato and Aristotle. Visible in the slide, is the Kavanagh Ivory Horn displayed in a glass case. Dating from the 12th and 15th century, it now resides in the National Museum.

Creator

Sophie Hogan

Publisher

The Discovery Programme

Contributor

The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (RSAI)

Format

image/tiff

Language

EN

Type

Image

Identifier

RSAI, Lantern Slide, Box 09

Alternative Title

BOX09_007

Date Created

29/04/2015

Has Format

Scanned to 2400 dpi , 16 bit greyscale image with automatic exposure
Epson Perfection V750 Pro flatbed scanner

Is Part Of

RSAI Lantern Slide Collection

Extent

114.3mb
7559 x 7559 pixels

Medium

Lantern Slides

Spatial Coverage

Country: Ireland
County: Co. Dublin
Logainm code: http://www.logainm.ie/100002.aspx
Irish National Grid East:O 15
Irish National Grid North: 35
Latitude: 53.343938
Longitude: -6.256696

Rights Holder

The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (RSAI)

Files

BOX09_007 copy.jpg

Citation

Sophie Hogan, “The Long Room, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland,” Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, accessed February 5, 2023, http://rsai.locloudhosting.net/items/show/28447.

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