17 08, 2020

William Orpen’s ancestors & descendants from Kenmare, Co. Kerry.

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THE ORPEN'S OF COUNTY KERRY - A Family Tree. The [...]

20 06, 2017

Traitors and Judges at The King’s Inns, Dublin (Lavery & Orpen)

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The Trial of Sir Roger Casement (1864 – 1916) by [...]

6 03, 2017

The Globe Theatre London – Sexes and Sevens – 1928

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Sexes and Sevens, The Globe Theater, London (License refused by [...]

2 10, 2013

Whyte’s auction ‘Captain Colin David Brodie’ by William Orpen

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Painted by Orpen as a wedding present from the Orpen family to Daphne Harmsworth on the occasion of her marriage to Capt Colin Brodie in 1928.

29 09, 2013

William Orpen Slideshow by Priory Studios with ‘Roses of Picardy’ sung by Niamh Murray.

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There are a number of reasons why I chose the song "Roses of Picardy" to accompany this slide show of paintings by Sir William Orpen: The song was written in 1916 (by Frederick Weatherly) and Orpen would have been familiar with it.

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