National Library of Ireland proposed completion enlargement of reading rm [room] & [and] additions
|Main Creator:||Deane, Thomas Manly|
Includes a proposed top floor plan, first floor plan and ground floor plan of the National Library of Ireland, [which was a purpose built national library opened in 1890 by Thomas Newenham Deane F.R.I.B.A., architect and his partner and son, Thomas Manley Deane, F.R.I.B.A., architect. The practice was known as Thomas Deane & Son until 29 August 1890, when, after Deane was knighted at the opening of the National Library and Museum, it again became Sir Thomas Deane & Son].
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[Dublin: 13 Ely Place, 29th May 1903]
At bottom of sheet, lower right: 'Thos. [Thomas] Manly Deane B.A. Archt. [Architect] / 15 Ely Place, Dublin, 29th May 1903'. At bottom of sheet lower left: 'Handed to Mr. Lyster / 30 June 1903'. Thomas. W. Lyster became Librarian of the NLI in 1895 [he retired in 1920]. Lyster was a founder member of Cumann na Leabharlann [The Library Association of Ireland] and the Irish Rural Libraries Association; he was immortalised by James Joyce in the novel 'Ulysses' as the "Quaker Librarian".
Physical description: 1 sheet : col. ill ; 50.4 x 67.5 cm [mounted on secondary sheet of the same size].
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|PD AD 3577/1||
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