Statues - Hither & Thither

Ireland
Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath
Dublin - Baile Átha Cliath

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

Fortitude, Justice and Liberty

Edward Smyth
1785-87

Dublin - <i>Baile Átha Cliath</i> /  Fortitude, Justice and Liberty   Dublin - <i>Baile Átha Cliath</i> /  Fortitude, Justice and Liberty

Description

Three statues on the pediment of the eastern portico of the Bank of Ireland, the former Irish Parliament building. They represent:
  1. left: Justice, with a sword.
  2. center: Fortitude, with a spear, a shield and birds.
  3. right: Liberty, holding a staff with a Phrygian cap.

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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.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 53°20'42" W 6°15'33"

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Item Code: ie073; Photograph: 13 June 2014
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