The Wheatly Tomb, St. Patricks Cathedral, Dublin – Dublin Picture

The Wheatly Tomb, St. Patricks Cathedral, Dublin

To one of my favourite places in Dublin now, and one of those magnificent monuments to commemorate the great and the good. How great and good the deceased was remains to be discovered – but the monument is impressive!

As per today’s inputs (and Richard Whately’s Wikipedia entry), while his works were impressive, it seems the personality of the man himself was something of an acquired taste. Wikipedia (by way of Who Do You Think You Are?) also tells us that Kevin Whatley (Lewis off of Inspector Morse) was a distant rellie…..

Photographer: Robert French

Collection: Lawrence Photograph Collection

Date: Catalogue range c.1865-1914

NLI Ref: L_ROY_03147

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Image published by National Library of Ireland on The Commons on 2019-03-29 08:25:39 and used under Creative Commons license.

Tagged: , Robert French , William Lawrence , Lawrence Collection , Lawrence Photographic Studio , The Lawrence Photograph Collection , Glass Negative , National Library of Ireland , Wheatley Tomb , St. Patrick’s Cathedral , Dublin , monument , Whately , Archbishop of Dublin , Wheatley

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