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Growing Up in Nineteenth-Century IrelandA Cultural History of Middle-Class Childhood and Gender$
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Mary Hatfield

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780198843429

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198843429.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Introduction
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Growing Up in Nineteenth-Century Ireland
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Mary Hatfield

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198843429.003.0007

In James Malton’s 1790 engraved watercolour of St Stephen’s Green, all classes of Dublin’s human and animal inhabitants are depicted taking in the benefits of the open air. Various brightly coloured figures promenade through the park, greeting one another, selling flowers, or taking their dogs for an outing. A draughtsman by trade, Malton’s rendering of Dublin’s Georgian facades feature the detail he was noted for, although in this setting they are secondary to the fashionable individuals traversing the scene (...

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