[Photographs of original sketches by Henry Doyle (the originals are held in Southern Illinois University, Morris Library, Special Collections Research Center, Carbondale)]
by Henry Doyle.
|Main Author:||Doyle, Henry, artist.|
Photographs taken by J.M.C. [John MacCarthy] of pen & ink sketches by Henry Doyle when on a visit to D.F.M.C. [Denis Florence MacCarthy] at Blessington Street, Dublin, February, 1852. Label pasted on inside front cover of album reads: Pen-and-ink sketches by Henry Doyle R.A. when on a visit to D.F.M.C. at Blessington Street, Dublin, Febr. 1852, (pp.1-14) (photographed by J.M.C.). On [p.1] photograph of pen and ink sketch entitled “Denis Florence McCarthy / Feb. 13 1852” half-length, shown in profile, facing to right; on [p.2] photograph of pen and ink sketch entitled “Denis Florence McCarthy / Feb. 13 1852” half-length, shown in profile, facing to left; on [p.3] photograph of another pen and ink sketch untitled of Denis Florence McCarthy; on [p.4] photograph of pen and ink sketch entitled “George Petrie”, shown in profile, looking straight ahead; on [p.5] photograph of several sketches pen and ink entitled “1. George Petrie” which corresponds to two numbered version of sketches of his head and “2. Dr. Todd F.T.C.D. [one heads has a corresponding number 2. alongside it]; note that very rough sketched of heads of other unnamed persons are also present on this photograph; on [p. 6] photograph of several pen and ink sketches entitled at top of page “Sam Rodgers”, “Sam Rodgers in the street” [these are more doodles than sketches] and “Sam Rodgers & Tom Moore at an evening party. Kossuth”.; on [p. 7] photograph of several pen and ink partial-sketches/doodles of numerous heads, both male and female; untitled; on [p.8] photograph of pen and ink sketches numbered “1. Archbishop McGettigan. A. Mr. Monsell & Archb.[ishop] McGettigan 3. Mr. Safe (London)”; on [p. 9] photograph of pen and ink sketches of heads numbered “1. F.W. Barton. 2. Wilberforce. 3. Judge Keogh 4.[&] 5. John Reynolds, when Lord Mayor, & his chaplain” [the drawing of Reynolds is the most complete, being a side profile and the second a three-quarter length sketch of him, shown from the front]; on [p.10] photograph of several pen and ink sketches and doodles of heads (and a Sacred Heart of Jesus sculpture) entitled “Either 1 or 2 (which is doubtful) John Ball. 3. Archbishop Murray”; on [p.11] are two photographs - the first has four pen and ink sketches of heads and one partial doodle, entitled underneath “1. Archbishop McGettigan. 2 & 3. Kossuth. (2. K. addressing a meeting.); the second photograph on [p.11] has a photograph of a sketch of a man, side profile facing front entitled “Gavazzi” underneath; on [p.12] are two photographs - the first has a pen and ink sketch of heads, labelled above the photograph “Chas. Dickens & his wife”; the photograph underneath has three sketches and is labelled “Tennyson. Thackeray. Douglas Jerrold”; on [p.13] are three photographs - the first has a pen and ink sketch of three heads and a man’s chin and nose, labelled below the photograph “G. Petrie”; the second photograph on [p.13] bottom left has a photograph of a sketch of a man, side profile facing front while the third photograph on [p.13] bottom left has a photograph of a sketch of a man, side profile facing front - these second and third photographs are labelled “G. Petrie” underneath; on [p.14] are four photographs - the first [top left] a pen and ink sketch is labelled “Chs. Doyle”, side profile facing front; the second [bottom left] is a pen and ink sketch labelled “Dicky Doyle (D.)”, portrait facing front; the third photograph is a pen and ink sketch labelled “John Doyle (I.B.)”, side profile facing front; the photograph in the centre of this page has a label either side of it yet note there is no photograph missing - at top it says “G. Petrie”, underneath it says “Thos. Carlyle”, it is a pen and ink sketch of a man, side profile facing front; the final photograph on this page is of two pen and ink sketches labelled “Archb. Murray”, side profile facing front in both cases. Pages 15 and 16 of the album are blank. [P. 17] is an untitled photograph contemporaneous to the period of an elderly gentleman with white hair and beard; [p.18] is an untitled photograph of an image of Lord Byron while [p.19] is an untitled photograph of an image of Percy Bysshe Shelley; [p. 20] has two [untitled] photographs pasted onto the page, a man on the left and woman wearing a lace bonnet on the right; they are both photographs of original silhouettes [profiles of sitters cut out from card]; [p. 21] is an original photograph [untitled] that is somewhat faded of a man in a large garden - he appears to be pushing a lawn flattener; [p. 21] is an original photograph [untitled] of a garden and outhouses; [p. 21] and [p.22] are both original studio photographs [and both are untitled] of a man and a woman, both of whom are seated and their son [standing to the left] and their daughter [standing to the right]; the version of the image on [p.22] of the family is slightly larger but more faded.
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Original sketches Southern Illinois University, Morris Library, Special Collections Research Center; Carbondale, IL 62901-6899; USA ilu
Physical description: 1 album (26 p.) : photographs of pen & ink sketches ; 18 x 23.5 cm..
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