Reflections on Malton Webinar



Thursday 30 September 2021

By his own admission, James Malton was so struck with admiration by the beauty of Dublin that he ‘was desirous to make a display of it to the world’. Coinciding with the exhibition ‘Malton’s Dublin’ in the Irish Architectural Archive’s Architecture Gallery (running until 19 November 2021), this free webinar will see a range of speakers examine and explore various aspects of Malton’s ‘A Picturesque and Descriptive view of the City of Dublin’.

09.30 – 10.00 Welcome

10.00 – 10.30 Moderating an Irish urban imaginary, Dr Conor Lucey, Assistant Professor, Architectural History, University College Dublin

10.30 – 11.00 In full colour: Malton’s original drawings in the National Gallery’s collection, Anne Hodge, Curator of Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Ireland

11.00 – 11.30 BREAK

11.30 – 12.00 Malton and the Maternity Hospital, Gary A. Boyd, Professor of Architecture, Queen’s University, Belfast

12.00 – 12.30 Malton’s cathedrals in the context of contemporary antiquarian representations, Dr. Niamh NicGhabhann, History Department, University of Limerick

12.30 – 12.45 QUESTIONS

12.45 – 13.30 LUNCH

13.30 – 14.00 The Maltons and the Wide Streets Commissioners: any connection? Dr John Montague, Associate Professor, College of Architecture, Art and Design, American University of Sharjah

14.00 – 14.30 Linking Malton’s Views to Today’s Dublin, Pat Liddy

14.30 – 14.45 BREAK

14.45 – 15.15 ‘A City of Rare Habits’: Malton’s South William Street, Dr Kathryn Milligan, Art Historian

15.15 – 15.45 Is Malton Reliable? Dr Diarmuid Ó Gráda

15.45 – 16.00 FINAL QUESTIONS