Molly Malone “Striving Against Adversity” Bronze Lamp
Molly Malone - “Striving Against Adversity”
Molly Malone wheeled her wheelbarrow through the streets of Dublin City in the 17th century. Molly has since been immortalised in song, and in 1988 Jeanne Rynhart was commissioned to make a life sized sculpture of her, which is situated on Grafton Street in Dublin City. Jeanne has sculpted this keep-sake in the likeness of her original statue.
Celtic Wolfhound Bronze Lamp
Celtic Wolfhound - “Man’s Best Friend”.
The Irish Wolfhound was the hound of the kings and nobility of Ireland. They were used for hunting deer and wild boar. The wolfhound appears in ancient Irish manuscripts as a symbol of loyalty.
Height: 300mm (small); 430mm (large)
Annie Moore “Pioneering Spirit” Bronze Lamp
Annie Moore was the first immigrant to pass through Ellis Island in New York Harbour. She arrived, aged 15, on the steam-ship Nevada from Cobh (then known as Queenstown) in County Cork, with her two brothers Philip and Anthony, in 1888. In 1992 Jeanne Rynhart was commissioned to sculpt a life sized Sculpture of Annie Moore and her two brothers, which is now situated at the Cobh Heritage Centre. Jeanne has sculpted this keepsake in the likeness of her original statue. A life sized sister statue of Annie Moore is also situated on Ellis Island, New York.