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Francis Johnston

(1760—1829) architect

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Dublin castle

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The Viking town of Dublin was, by the 10th cent., dominated by a fortress which was captured by Anglo‐Norman invaders in 1170. In 1204 King John ordered the construction of a castle, which...

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Parliament House

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Later Bank of Ireland, Dublin. Built between 1729 and 1739 to the designs of Edward Lovett Pearce, it was one of the most influential public buildings of the century. The ...

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plasterwork, decorative

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The nobility and leading members of the legal profession started the fashion for decorating ceilings and walls with plasterwork mouldings in the second half of the 16th century. The fashion...

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Royal Hibernian Academy

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Founded by royal charter in 1823 with William Ashford as its first president, followed by Francis Johnston, who at his own expense provided the Academy with a building in Abbey ...

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Thomas Cooley

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(c. 1740–84). English architect. He gained his early professional experience in Robert Mylne's office, and won the competition to design the Royal Exchange (now City Hall), Dublin...

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