Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. OFFALY, BIRR, JOHN'S MALL, ROSSE STATUE

Name: FOLEY, JOHN HENRY *
Building: CO. OFFALY, BIRR, JOHN'S MALL, ROSSE STATUE
Date: 1874
Nature: Statue of William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse. Unveiled 21 Mar 1876.
Refs: IB 15, 115 Dec 1873, ?; 18, 15 Mar,1 Apr 1876, 83,87; W.G. Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913), I, 363; John Turpin, 'Catalogue of the sculpture of J.H. Foley', Dublin Historical Record 32 (Jun 1979), 115;  Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture: Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010), 243,Fig.324.
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