This woodcut illustration of Dublin was offered free to subscribers of the Illustrated London News in June, 1846. The viewpoint is from over the south-east corner of St Stephen’s Green, looking north, as far west as the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham to Dublin Bay in the east. This view is among a collection of old maps, views and illustrations of Dublin reproduced in large and loose format in Irish Historic Towns Atlas, no. 26, Dublin, 1756 to 1847 by Rob Goodbody.
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