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St. Patrick's Close  
(St. Patrick's Cathedral - South Aisle)

Caesar Litton Falkiner

Dublin 1863 - near Chamonix 1908
Irish Unionist Party politician, barrister and a writer on literary and historical topics
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
1910

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Caesar Litton Falkiner   Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath /  Caesar Litton Falkiner

Description

Bronze monument with relief portrait.

Inscription(s)

CAESAR LITTON FALKINER M.A.
barrister-at-law
secretary of the council of
the royal irish academy
born sep. 26 1863 — died aug. 5 1908
in affectionate remembrance
and in recognition of this valuable work in the field
or irish history friends who loved and honoured him
have placed this tablet here

Statues in St. Patrick's Cathedral

"More than any other building in Ireland, Dublin's St. Patrick's Cathedral embodies the history and heritage of a nation and its people, from earliest times to the present day."
There are about 200 monuments in St Patrick's Cathedral, comprising everything from the big architectural monuments through brasses, marble statues, marble on the walls, and stained glass. On this website, we include the statues, busts and relief portraits.

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Statues in St. Patrick's Cathedral

Statues:

  1. Henry Richard Dawson (1792-1840), dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral.
  2. Gerald Fitzgibbon (1837-1909), dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral.
  3. The Marquess of Buckingham (1804-1876), grand master of the Knights of St. Patrick.
  4. James Whiteside (1804-1876), lawyer.
  5. John McNeill Boyd (1812-1861), sea captain.
  6. George Ogle (1742 - 1814), politician.
Busts:
  1. Edward Marks (1782-1869), minor canon.
  2. William Lecky (1838-1903), historian.
  3. Erskine Childers (1905-1974), president.
  4. Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), satirist.

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / Statues in St. Patrick's Cathedral

Relief portraits

  1. Turlough O'Carolan (1670 - 1738), harper, composer and singer.
  2. Conolly Norman (1853 - 1908), physician.
  3. James Cooksey Culwick (1845 - 1907), musician.
  4. Douglas Hyde (1860 - 1949), scholar of the Irish language.
  5. Caesar Litton Falkiner (1863 - 1908), lawyer.

Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath / St. Patrick's Cathedral

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Location (N 53°20'22" - W 6°16'18")

Item Code: ie097; Photograph: 13 June 2014
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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