By his own admission, James Malton was so struck with admiration by the beauty of Dublin that he ‘was desirous to make a display of it to the world’. Coinciding with the exhibition 'Malton's Dublin', this free webinar will see a range of speakers examine and explore various aspects of Malton’s 'A Picturesque and Descriptive view of the City of Dublin'.
09.30 – 10.00: Welcome
10.00 – 10.30: 'Moderating an Irish urban imaginary', Dr Conor Lucey (Assistant Professor, Architectural History, UCD)
10.30 – 11.00: 'In full colour: Malton’s original drawings in the National Gallery’s collection', Anne Hodge (Curator of Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Ireland)
11.00 – 11.30: BREAK
11.30 – 12.00: 'Malton and the Maternity Hospital', Gary A. Boyd (Professor of Architecture, QUB)
12.00 – 12.30: 'Malton's cathedrals in the context of contemporary antiquarian representations', (Dr Niamh NicGhabhann, History Department, UL)
12.30 – 12.45: QUESTIONS
12.45 – 13.30: LUNCH
13.30 – 14.00: 'The Maltons and the Wide Streets Commissioners: any connection?' Dr John Montague (Associate Professor, College of Architecture, Art and Design, American University of Sharjah)
14.00 – 14.30: 'Linking Malton's Views to Today's Dublin', Pat Liddy
14.30 – 14.45: BREAK
14.45 – 15.15: ‘A City of Rare Habits’: Malton’s South William Street, Dr Kathryn Milligan (Art Historian)
15.15 – 15.45: 'Is Malton Reliable?', Dr Diarmuid Ó Gráda
15.45 – 16.00 FINAL QUESTIONS
The Irish Architectural Archive was established in 1976 to collect and preserve material of every kind relating to the architecture of the entire island of Ireland, and make it available to the public.