Virtual Tour: Shaw Room

A long Gallery with chandeliers, polished wooden floors, and large windows at one side.

Named in honour of George Bernard Shaw, who left one third of his posthumous royalties to the Gallery, this room houses Daniel Maclise's iconic history painting, as well as portraits of Irish men and women.

Use your cursor to navigate around the Shaw Room in the window below.

Descriptions of the artworks

The paintings and busts in this room are listed in our online collection where you can browse the artworks and read descriptions.


This project was generously supported by the Annenberg Foundation.

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