(Belated) #fridayfocus… Dublin by Day and by Night (1946)

When you imagine Dublin the years immediately after World War Two, what comes to mind? Rationing, returning soldiers and emigrants, a tough economic climate… Or.. A flashy modern city?! Looking at the Dublin by Day and By Night series of guidebooks, published between 1946 and 1949, a neon city is presented, full of good places to eat,Continue reading “(Belated) #fridayfocus… Dublin by Day and by Night (1946)”

Happy Birthday… Harry Kernoff!

Born in London on the 9 January 1900, Harry Aaron Kernoff was a prolific figure in twentieth century Irish art. Well regarded for his portraiture and landscape painting, Kernoff often focused on the depiction of Dublin, a city with which he became intimately familiar after the Kernoff family moved here in 1914. As a teenager,Continue reading “Happy Birthday… Harry Kernoff!”