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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Dublin, Leinster, Republic of Irelanden_US
dc.coverage.temporalbuilt ca. 1780 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorunknownen_US
dc.date1780-1800en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-09-26T18:19:43Z
dc.date.available2013-09-26T18:19:43Z
dc.date.issued1780-1800en_US
dc.identifier236282en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 2542en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/144112
dc.descriptionNorth side of the house (facing Lower Merrion St., away from Merrian Square); Oscar Wilde's childhood home; his actual birthplace (born October 16th 1854) is located at 21 Westland Row, and owned by Trinity College, Dublin. Both houses are home to graduate programs in creative writing, this one run by American College, Dublin. American College acquired the house in 1994 and restored it in 1998. The building overlooks Merrion Square, (from the north side) considered one of the city's finest surviving Georgian squares. The Wilde family lived here from 1855 to 1878 (Oscar Wilde left in 1876). It is a large four-storey-over-basement house. The house is an excellent example of Georgian architecture as its many remarkable cornices, architraves and decorative centrepieces demonstrate throughout the house. The ground and first floors of the house are now open for guided tours. Source: Oscar Wilde House (American College) [web site]; http://www.amcd.ie/about-us/history/oscar-wilde-house (accessed 6/6/2012)en_US
dc.format.mediumstone; brick; plasteren_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectureen_US
dc.subjectliterary or legendaryen_US
dc.subjectRestoration and conservationen_US
dc.subjectWilde, Oscar, 1854-1900en_US
dc.subjecthistoric homesen_US
dc.subjectliterary salonsen_US
dc.subjectEighteenth centuryen_US
dc.subjectGeorgianen_US
dc.titleOscar Wilde House, 1 Merrion Squareen_US
dc.title.alternativeOscar Wilde House, American College Dublinen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-IR-D-OSH-A2en_US
vra.culturalContextIrishen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypehouseen_US
vra.worktypecollegeen_US
dc.contributor.displayunknown (Irish)en_US


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