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Edward Lear, More Views in Ireland (1835)

Edward Lear, Two views of towers at Clondalkin Tower, Co. Dublin; one of Glendalough tower, Co. Wicklow; and The Banqueting-room in the Demesne of Bellevue, with a view of Wicklow Head. The fourth signed and inscribed ‘Wicklow Head/ ELear’ (lower … Continue reading

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Edward Lear, Five Views in County Wicklow (1835)

Edward Lear, Five views in County Wicklow: The Great and Little Sugarloafs; The Great and Little Sugarloafs, from The Scalp; Figures beside trees, probably in the Powerscourt Demesne; Loch Tay looking north; and Bray, with the Little Sugarloaf in the … Continue reading

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Lear Drawings at King’s School, Canterbury

[In 2012, the King’s School in Canterbury held a bicentenary exhibition of its holdings of Edward Lear watercolours, part of an album of drawings donated by Hugh Walpole in 1938. Most of these works had already been presented by Charles … Continue reading

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Retrospection: On Lear’s Irish Sources Again

Earth has no green such as once it wore, When my young life with love was crowned; And the very breeze, thro’ the summer trees, Comes with a ’plaining sound. When I hear the glad shouts of revelry To the … Continue reading

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