Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, SARSFIELD BRIDGE, STATUE OF VISCOUNT FITZGIBBON

Name: MACDOWELL, PATRICK *
Building: CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, SARSFIELD BRIDGE, STATUE OF VISCOUNT FITZGIBBON
Date: 1855
Nature: Life-size bronze statue of 'The Young Hussar', John Charles Henry, Viscount Fitzgibbon, killed in Charge of the Light brigade, 1854. Erected 1857. Model exh. RA 1858, No. 1171
Refs: RA, 1858, No. 1171; M. Lenihan, Limerick; its history and antiquities (1866), 391; Graves; Jim Kemmy & Larry Walsh, Limerick in old picture postcards (1997), No. 60(illus.);  Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture:  Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press:  New Haven & London, 2010), 72(illus.).