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Chester Beatty Library Dublin

Patrick Henchy

Chester Beatty Library Dublin

and Gallery of Oriental Art

by Patrick Henchy

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Published by Chester Beatty Library. in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chester Beatty.,
  • Chester Beatty Library -- History -- Dublin,Ireland.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatrick Henchy(Text) ; James Plunkett(Editor).
    ContributionsPlunkett, James,Editor.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16384667M


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The Chester Beatty Library contains some of the finest treasures of the world's great cultures and religions. This beautifully illustrated and elegantly designed guide is the first to offer an informative walk through the Library's exquisite galleries, and showcases many of the highlights of the : Michael Ryan.

Fionnuala Croke has been Director of the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, since She was previously Keeper and Head of Collections at the National Gallery of Ireland. She has published on a wide range of art-related subjects and has organised and curated numerous exhibitions, most recently Chester Beatty's A to Z: from Amulet to Zodiac ().Author: Fionnuala Croke.

Chester Beatty P45, one of the oldest codices in the world, contains most of the four Gospels and much of the book of Acts in a single volume [Picture Credit Line on page 29] Reproduced by kind permission of The Trustees of the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin [Picture Credit Line on page 31].

Contact. Address: Chester Beatty Dublin Castle Dublin D02 AD92 Ireland. Telephone: (+ 1) Arts of the Book is a permanent gallery of almost objects from the museum’s collections, displaying books from the ancient world, including the world famous Chester Beatty Love Poems (c BC), Egyptian Books of the Dead and beautifully illuminated European manuscripts.

One of the highlights is the display of Western book-bindings (5thth century) and Old Master prints. Support the Chester Beatty In these difficult and uncertain times your continued support of the Chester Beatty is more important than ever. Please consider making a donation to the museum to help us continue to deliver innovative online content and activities, present world-class exhibitions and conserve the collections for future generations.

Opened to the public in Chester Beatty Library Dublin book, the Library was founded when Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, an American mining tycoon, donated his numerous collection. The Library houses a collection that is divided into three: The Western, Islamic and East Asian collections.

Each are made up of rare manuscripts, prints, miniatures, icons, works of art and books. Caring for Japanese Art at the Chester Beatty Library is a memoir of Yoshiko Ushioda, looking back at more than five decades of life in Dublin. The story begins inwhen she traveled from Tokyo with her young son to join her husband, a research-fellow at University College : Yoshiko Ushioda.

Chester Beatty, Dublin, Chester Beatty Library Dublin book. 13K likes. FREE admission. Art museum and library, with world -renowned collections from countries across Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. Open late /5(). This world-famous library in the grounds of Dublin Castle houses the collection of mining engineer Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (–), bequeathed to the Irish State on his death.

Spread over two floors, the breathtaking collection includes more t manuscripts, rare books, miniature paintings, clay tablets, costumes and other objects of artistic, historical and aesthetic on: Dublin Castle, County Dublin. The Chester Beatty Library on Shrewsbury Road and the collection it housed was bequeathed to a trust on behalf of the people of Ireland.

Init opened in its current location: the eighteenth-century Clock Tower building in the grounds of Dublin Castle. Hidden behind the grounds of Dublin Castle, the Chester Beatty library is a beautiful place you must visit. Filled with ancient stunning antique’s and historic pieces, there is so much history within these walls.

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Jill Unkel, Curator of Western Collections for the library. The Chester Beatty Library book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Chester Beatty Library contains some of the finest tr /5.

The library is actually a book museum that was created from the collection of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty. Chester made his fortune mining copper in Colorado in the early ’s. This fortune allowed him to collect an incredible amount of ancient manuscripts, books and texts dating back to BC.

Widely known as one of the mote notable museums in Europe, the Chester Beatty Library is often overlooked by tourists. The library is home to an extensive collection of rare books, manuscripts and. Chester Beatty Library, Dublin. The Chester Beatty collection of 58 Ethiopian manuscripts includes illustrated gospel books, psalters and devotional works.

Chester Beatty purchased some of the collection at auction in London in the s and bought the rest in the s and later. The manuscripts were studied and published by Cerulli in   The Art of the Book at the Chester Beatty Library If you love illustrated manuscripts like the Book of Kells, then continue your literary walking tour of Dublin at the Chester Beatty Library.

This library will deliver even more illustrated eye candy. It houses one of the largest private collections of books and manuscripts to be found anywhere.

The Chester Beatty Library contains Oriental and Western books and manuscripts bequeathed by the private collector Sir Alfred Chester Beatty ().

Located on the grounds of Dublin Castle, the library houses one of the finest manuscript collections of Islamic and East Asian material in Europe and is especially well known for its illustrated manuscripts.

Chester Beatty, Dublin, Ireland. 12K likes. FREE admission. Art museum and library, with world -renowned collections from countries across Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. Open late /5().

Classification: Papyrus: Date: 3rd Century: Location: Dublin, Chester Beatty Library and Vienna, Austrian National Library: Shelf Number: CBL BP I (Dublin), Pap.

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Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. As our walking around Dublin plan had included Dublin Castle, and I'd seen a mention of the Chester Beatty Library in the guide book, so when we found ourselves looking at the front door, we went in.

We were stunned at the assortment of ridiculously rare documents, engravings, books, all beautifully displayed and described.5/5(4K). The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition: Go to the Chester Beatty Library instead.

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Cover photo full. Chester Beatty Library. Wikipedia | Google | Google Images | Flickr. The Chester Beatty Library is an art museum and library, located on the grounds of Dublin Castle in the city center of Dublin, is a fabulous museum that has been described as not only the best museum in Ireland, but also as one of the very best in library was established in as the.

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One of Dublin’s biggest cultural attractions, the Chester Beatty Library is home to the many ancient manuscripts, art works and rare books collected by Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (–) throughout his long life.

Established in and bequeathed to the state upon his death, it is the only Irish institution ever to win the European Museum of the Year : Kate Phelan. Archbishop Marsh's Library, Dublin, Ireland. 7, likes talking about this were here. A perfectly preserved library of the early Enlightenment, established in /5(37).

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Chester Beatty: For book lovers - See 4, traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Dublin, Ireland, at Tripadvisor.4K TripAdvisor reviews. Phone 01/ Prices Free admission Web site Chester Beatty Library If there’s a better small museum in Ireland, we have yet to find it. This dazzling collection of early religious texts and other priceless artifacts in Dublin Castle is named in honor of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, an Anglo-American industrialist who bequeathed his unique 3/3(1).

Luckily, I’ve remembered the name of the library/museum near the Dublin Castle that I liked so well on my last visit. We check out precisely at am and head straight for the Chester Beatty library. We get there well ahead of their pm opening time, which gives us plenty of time to explore Dublin Castle and the Dublin Gardens.

found: Chōgonka gakan, t.p. (Chester Beatty Library) colophon (Chesutā Bītī Raiburarī [in kana]) found: The Chester Beatty Library, via WWW, 15 April (established under the will of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, in ).Chester Beatty Library.

This is a fascinating collection of precious books, ancient scrolls paintings, sculptures and ceramics from all around the world. The objects were collected by Alfred Chester Beatty and donated to the Irish state and now housed in their own library in Dublin Castle.