The Story of The Royal Hospital Kilmainham (1921)
Book ID: 66686
The Story of The Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Amplified and Republished by Capt. R.F. Nation, Royal Fusiliers. London: Hutchinson, 1921. First Edition. Pp, 90. Green buckram boards with Arms of the hospital in gilt on front cover. A nice bright copy.
Illustrated with plates.
The Royal Hospital Kilmainham is an iconic landmark. It was built in 1680 by royal command and predates its sister, the Royal Hospital Chelsea, by just two years. This is the oldest classical building in Ireland and was based on Les Invalides in Paris.