Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Dublin. Henry Chaigneau may have been a son of EDWARD CHAIGNEAU EDWARD CHAIGNEAU . He was admitted to the Dublin Society's School of Drawing in Architecture on 7 March 1776. His survey of Dublin Castle, dated 1801, is in the Public Record Office, London,(1) and his designs for a bridge or bridges on the Grand Canal, from the Henry, Mullins & McMahon collection, were sold at Allen & Townsend, 8 July 1965, Lot 1263. He exhibited views, copies of old masters and architectural designs ('Design in the Gothic Style' and 'Gothic front for a church') at the Society of Artists in Ireland in 1777 and 1780.(2) A watercolour view of the Royal Exchange, Dublin, signed 'Thos. Henry T. Chaigneau. 1792' is in the National Gallery of Ireland (no. 2618).


(1) MPH 202.
(2) IALE 1, 119.