Donnerstag, 5. Mai 2011

Great Houses of Ireland

Highly decorated writer Thomas Pakenham of Tullynally Castle (County Westmeath) in his library:

Baronscourt (County Tyrone):

Clandeboye (also see here for an in-depth description):

Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, Viscount Clandeboye and Earl of Dufferin and Earl of Ava, P.C., K.P., G.C.B., G.C.S.I., G.C.M.G., G.C.I.E., D.C.L., LL.D., F.R.S who added Burma and Egypt to the British Empire was in possession of that hovel. His nephew Sir Harold Nicholson gives a detailed descritption of some of its interior in his 1937 book Helen's Tower.

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