Diary "A trip to Hungary, Pauline Prochazka". 27.88, 23 Clare Street, Dublin,
|Main Creator:||Prochazka, Pauline, Baroness, 1842-1930|
Written in ink in a copybook printed by Browne & Nolan of Dublin. Contains a large number of illustrations, mostly pencil and watercolour along with those cut out from contemporary periodicals, which are pasted into the copybook.
Baroness Pauline Prochazka was the daughter of Ottokar, Baron Prochazka, a Field Marshal Lieutenant in the Austrian Army, and Leopoldine Henrika Gersch, step-daughter of Baron Stuart de Decies, of Dromona, County Waterford. She founded the Water Colour Society of Ireland in 1870 with a group of six women in Waterford. In 1886 she became the manager of the Royal Irish School of Art Needlework at 23 Clare Street, Dublin, and ran the school for 12 years. She lived at Lyrath House in County Kilkenny and was a niece of Sir Charles Wheeler Cuffe.
Physical description: 1 notebook.
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|MS 49,426||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|
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