Sunday, 11 December 2016

Bust of Thomas Herbert 8th Earl of Pembroke and The Busts in the Long Room of the Library at Trinity College Dublin


The Marble Bust of Thomas Herbert (1656 - 1733),
 8th Earl of Pembroke
Attorney General to 
in the Long Room
Trinity College Library, Dublin.
Peter Scheemakers
Signed P.S. Ft.























Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke.
Photographed by the Author.
4 October 2016.

President of the Royal Society 1689 - 90,
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1707 - 8.

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Thomas Herbert, Earl of Pembroke
Mezzotint - John Smith.
After Willem Wissing
346 x 252 mm.
1708
British Museum.

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'Their Excellencies the Lords Justices of England, for the administration of the Government during the absence of the King', by Robert White, 1695 - NPG D19654 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Thomas Herbert
8th Earl of Pembroke
Top Right

National Portrait Gallery
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Thomas Herbert (1656–1733), 8th Earl of Pembroke, Lord-Lieutenant of Monmouthshire and Attorney General to Charles II

Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke
By Willem Wissing
oil on canvas
738 x 613 mm

Gwent Archives
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The Marble Busts 
in the Long Room 
of the Library at Trinity College, 
Dublin.

For the Trinity website see - http://www.tcd.ie/library/exhibitions/choicebooks/newlibrary.php

Literature -


Anne Crookshank & David Webb. Paintings and sculptures in Trinity College Dublin. Dublin: Trinity College Dublin Press. 1990. [Includes pictures of all busts and brief biographies of the subjects]

W. G. Strickland. A descriptive catalogue of the pictures, busts and sculptures in Trinity College Dublin and in the Provost’s House.Dublin: The University Press. 1916. [Brief biographies of subjects, but no illustrations]
see - https://www.tcd.ie/library/old-library/long-room/



Image courtesy of the Trinity College Art Collections





Thomas Malton.




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Photograph by the Author 4 October 2016

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