Arthur Kingsley Porter Bequest
Learn about the Museum's collection of architectural monographs and pamphlets donated by Lucy Kingsley Porter
A collection of over 1,000 monographs and 500 pamphlets from the library of the Harvard architectural historian, Arthur Kingsley Porter (1883-1933), were donated to the National Museum of Ireland by his wife Lucy.
The emphasis within this collection is on medieval European architecture and to a lesser extent Irish archaeology.
This collection is held at the Main Library, National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History and also at the Irish Antiquities library, National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.