The burnt shell of Santry Court, Dublin.
Brendan Scally 1959.
|Main Creator:||Scally, Brendan, 1921- artist.|
View of Santry Court, Dublin, Ireland, residence of the Domville family. Sir Charles Compton Domville was the last of them to reside in the house before leaving the place in the 1920's. The National Army occupied the house during the Emergency years 1939-1946. The house was destroyed by fire then. During the 1980's and 1990's the house and grounds were levelled. Paddy Mahon used to work on the estate.
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Title inscribed in pencil l.l..
Inscribed in pencil l.l.: "If you looked at his Honour and himself passing by where you were working and caught his eye, you'd be sacked!".
Inscribed in pencil c.l.: "Plate House" Paddy Mahon said "One of them was mad and used [to] stick plates to the walls!
Inscribed in pencil l.c.: Paddy Mahon lived on the estate in a cottage & had "an oddity wife".
Inscribed in pencil l.r.: "The Ballroom was used as the rent office & on the day the queue of tenants was down to the main gates. There was a power of money taken in. Sure they owned from here to Templeogue!".
Physical description: 1 drawing : pencil ; 30 x 41.7 cm..
Attributed to Brendan Scally, (1921-).
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|PD 4055 TX (1) 49||Prints & Drawings - Appt. only||Prints & Drawings|
Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.