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Westmoreland Street, D2
(Bank of Ireland - House of Lords entrance)

Fortitude, Justice and Liberty

Edward Smyth
1785-87

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Fortitude, Justice and Liberty   Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Fortitude, Justice and Liberty

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Three statues on the pediment of the eastern portico of the Bank of Ireland, the former Irish Parliament building. They represent:

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath - Fortitude, Justice and Liberty
Justice, with a sword.
Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath - Fortitude, Justice and Liberty
Athena or Fortitude, with a spear, a shield and birds.
Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath - Fortitude, Justice and Liberty
Liberty, holding a staff with a Phrygian cap.

The House of Lords entrance, which was part of an extension to the original building, was designed by the architect James Gandon between 1785 and 1789.

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Locatie (N 53°20'42" - W 6°15'33") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: ie073; Photograph: 13 June 2014  / updated: 21 June 2023
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