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Michael Angelo Hayes (1820-77)

Queen Victoria arriving to open the Exhibition of Irish Industry in Dublin, 30 August 1853 dated 30 Aug 1853

RCIN 920229

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The Dublin Exhibition of Irish Industry was organised by the railway entrepreneur William Dargan, and took place in a specially-designed ‘Temple of Industry’. The Queen visited in August 1853 and expressed her admiration for the building and displays. Hayes was a Dublin-born artist who specialised in military scenes.

Commissioned by Queen Victoria for her Souvenir Album

No. 289