Franciscan Faith: Sacred Art in Ireland AD 1600-1750

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O'Floinn, Raghnall ed. Franciscan Faith: Sacred Art in Ireland, AD 1600-1750. Dublin, Wordwell, 2011. Octavo. IX, 194 pages. Original, illustrated Hardcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Essays included in this Volume are for example: Irish Franciscan Church Furnishings in the Pre-Reformation Period / Fabrics of Faith: The Material Worlds of Catholic Ireland and Protestant Ireland, 1500-1800 / English Catholic Silver in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries / Silver in Ireland (1600-1750) / Personal Devotional Objects: Ireland and the Influence of the Franciscans, 1500-1800 / 'Me Fieri Fecit' - Franciscan Chalices 1600-1650 // Raghnall Ó Floinn joined the Museum in 1976 as Assistant Keeper in the Irish Antiquities Division. In 2003 he was appointed to the senior management position of Head of Collections. A graduate of University College Dublin with an MA in Celtic Archaeology, he was elected as a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London in 1996 and as a member of the Royal Irish Academy in 2005. He is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Archaeology, UCD, a Vice Chairman of the Society for Medieval Archaeology, London and is currently Chair of the Council of National Cultural Institutions. His research interests lie primarily in the medieval period with a particular focus on reliquaries and the cult of relics; decorated metalwork; the archaeology of the early medieval Irish Church, antiquarians and the history of collections. (National Museum of Ireland).