View of Ireland: Collecting Photography

Black and white photograph of children playing in a yard beneath a clothes line of washing.
Nevill Johnson, Masterson's Lane (Children and Washing), 1952-1953. © RTE ArchivesCredit

26 October 2019 – 2 February 2020
Hugh Lane Room (Room 31) | Admission free

For the first time in its history, the National Gallery of Ireland presents a photography exhibition, View of Ireland: Collecting Photography.

See works from the Gallery’s growing photography collection, which includes both vintage and modern prints: daguerreotypes, albumen prints, platinum and silver gelatin prints. 

Explore photography in an Irish context with works by Irish and international photographers including Erich Hartmann, Amelia Stein, Nevill Johnson, Eamonn Doyle, Inge Morath and Jane Bown. 

Curators | Anne Hodge and Sarah McAuliffe