The Stockpiling of Centuries

080609_ 0135

An accumulation of Victoriana on top of a cabinet on the first-floor gallery of Stradbally Hall, County Laois. More next week about this fascinating house, in which restrained 18th century classicism was subsequently encased within full-blown 19th century baronial extravagance.

4 comments on “The Stockpiling of Centuries

  1. Mairtin D'Alton says:

    Dear Robert.
    Ask Tom to lead you through the history of the family in the area via the fantastic 1740’s panoramic painting in the billiard room.
    Congratulations on your wonderful website.

  2. Lawrie Weed says:

    what or who is in the boxing ring – mice or some other indigenous creature – Only the Irish.

  3. I think they’re squirrels: there’s a similar, larger case in the entrance hall…

Leave a Reply