Welcome to Drawn to the Page
This project brings the work of these often forgotten artists, to new audiences. The illustration themes address subjects as diverse as archaeology, botany, travel, gender, politics, social histories, literature, frequently within an Irish context.
The Drawn to the Page collection features illustrations from publications within the holdings of the Library of Trinity College Dublin. These publications, dating from 1830 - 1930, feature works by leading figures in Irish art including George Petrie, Daniel Maclise, Beatrice Elvery, Elizabeth Yeats and Harry Clarke.
In addition to high resolution images, there is supporting art historical commentary, including biographical notes on the artists and the engravers involved in the production these illustrations. The collection includes a glossary of the materials and processes used for illustration making Drawn to the Page: Irish Artists and Illustration 1830 - 1930 a valuable and visually engaging resource for anyone interested in Irish art.
We invite you explore our collection.
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