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Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath

Custom House Quay

The Custom House Statues

Various sculptors
1791

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  The Custom House Statues

Description

The exterior of the building is richly adorned with sculptures and coats-of-arms by Thomas Banks, Agnostino Carlini and Edward Smyth who carved a series of sculpted keystones symbolising the rivers of Ireland.

Main south facade, facing the river:

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • America (continent)
  • Asia (continent)
  • Banks, Joseph
  • Britannia
  • Carlini, Agostino
  • Continents
  • Europe (continent)
  • Hibernia (allegory)
  • Industry
  • Mercurius / Hermes
  • Neptune / Poseidon
  • Smyth, Edward
  • Woman with cornucopia
  • Location (N 53°20'55" - W 6°15'11")

    Item Code: ie055; Photograph: 11 June 2014
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