Drogheda Municipal Art Collection

Previous  Next
Showing 18 of 111

The Boyne Viaduct, Drogheda

Laurence Fagan

fl. 1860 - 1898
Object Date: 1898 Ink on paper

Laurence Fagan, who was congenitally deaf, was educated at the Claremont Institute, Dublin and lived in Trinity Street, Drogheda. He supported himself by making drawings of local scenes and copies of engravings and etchings, a flourishing trade in the 1860s. His study of the Boyne Viaduct boasts precise perspective in terms of scale of the arches, accented by the large vessels sweeping up the river in full sail and the train crossing the bridge, pulling three large carriages. This is Drogheda as a bustling, commercially successful town.


Be the first to know about upcoming events

Highlanes Gallery will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch about current / upcoming events, exhibitions, and gallery news. You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at info@highlanes.ie. We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our website. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms. We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing.

Our Supporters