Strokestown Park House & Irish National Famine Museum Photos

Strokestown House (1730) and Garden at Strokestown Park near Vesnoy is a Palladian structure with most of the Pakenham Mahon family's original furniture and belongings open to tours as house museum. Strokestown Park also hosts the Irish National Famine Museum.

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Strokestown House at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Palladian porch at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Fan light over entry to Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Rounded wing of Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Strokestown House (1730) at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland. Style: Palladian.Palladian porch at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Fan light over entry to Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Rounded wing of Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Staircase at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Antler of extinct Giant Irish Deer at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Trophy under neoclassical trim at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Chair with back in shape of shield at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Staircase at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Antler of extinct Giant Irish Deer at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Trophy under neoclassical trim at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Chair with back in shape of shield at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Portrait of Maj. Gen. Sir Edward Pakenham commander of British forces at Battle of New Orleans at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Portrait of Lt. Gen. Sir Hercules Pakenham commander of British forces at Battle of New Orleans at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Library at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Library at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Portrait of Maj. Gen. Sir Edward Pakenham (1778-1815) commander of British forces at Battle of New Orleans at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Portrait of Lt. Gen. Sir Hercules Pakenham (1781-1850) commander of British forces at Battle of New Orleans at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Library at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Library at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Library fireplace at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Pakenham family portrait at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Pakenham family portrait at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Photograph of Olive Pakenham Mahon, last resident of Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Library fireplace at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Pakenham family portrait at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Pakenham family portrait at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Photograph of Olive Pakenham Mahon, last resident of Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Peat fuel bucket at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Table which serves both for dining & billiards at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Reading stand for easy chair arms at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Spinet at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Peat fuel bucket at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Table which serves both for dining & billiards at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Reading stand for easy chair arms at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Spinet at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Side table in parlor at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Sitting room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Sitting room fireplace detail at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.House hero painting in sitting room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Side table in parlor at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Sitting room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Sitting room fireplace detail at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.House hero painting in sitting room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Sitting room ceiling decoration at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Irish Parliament House tall clock by J. Waugh & Son of Dublin at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Detail of Parliament House tall clock by J. Waugh & Son of Dublin at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Sitting room bookcase by Chippendale at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Sitting room ceiling decoration at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Irish Parliament House tall clock (1789) by J. Waugh & Son of Dublin at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Detail of Parliament House tall clock by J. Waugh & Son of Dublin at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Sitting room bookcase by Chippendale at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Curtain pelmet in form of serpent in sitting room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Cocktail set in sitting room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Henry's bedroom at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Canopy rail decoration on Henry's bedroom bed at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Curtain pelmet in form of serpent in sitting room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Cocktail set in sitting room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Henry's bedroom at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Canopy rail decoration on Henry's bedroom bed at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Corner post on Henry's bedroom bed at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Washstand pitcher & basin set in Henry's bedroom at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.H. Pakenham Mahon hatbox & dispatch case in Henry's bedroom at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Dresser in Henry's bedroom at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Corner post on Henry's bedroom bed at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Washstand pitcher & basin set in Henry's bedroom at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.H. Pakenham Mahon hatbox & dispatch case in Henry's bedroom at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Dresser in Henry's bedroom at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
School room desk at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.School desk at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Crib at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Multi-purpose convertible high chair & stroller at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
School room desk at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.School desk at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Crib at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Multi-purpose convertible high chair & stroller at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Fireplace at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Ceramic fantastic figure at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Olive's bedroom at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Bedside reading & candle stand in Olive's bedroom at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Fireplace at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Ceramic fantastic figure at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Olive's bedroom at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Bedside reading & candle stand in Olive's bedroom at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Washstand with pitcher & basin in Olive's bedroom at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Rocking horse at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Toy riding cars at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Dress uniforms at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Washstand with pitcher & basin in Olive's bedroom at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Rocking horse at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Toy riding cars at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Dress uniforms at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Model toy train at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Dolls in toy room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.A Runaway Girl poster from Gaiety Theatre London by David Allen & Sons Ltd. at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.The Daughter's of Babylon poster from Lyric Theatre London by David Allen & Sons Ltd. at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Model toy train at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Dolls in toy room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.A Runaway Girl poster from Gaiety Theatre London by David Allen & Sons Ltd. at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.The Daughter's of Babylon poster from Lyric Theatre London by David Allen & Sons Ltd. at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Dining room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Leg of dining room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Glass pitcher with well to keep ice separated from drink at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Glass fly trap at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Dining room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Leg of dining room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Glass pitcher with well to keep ice separated from drink at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Glass fly trap at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Dining room sideboard at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Serving dishes on dining room sideboard at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Cellarette for wine storage in dining room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Portable tray with legs at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Dining room sideboard at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Serving dishes on dining room sideboard at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Cellarette for wine storage in dining room at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Portable tray with legs at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Antique telephone at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Butter churn at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Kitchen cook stoves at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Kitchen cook stoves at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Antique telephone at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Butter churn at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Kitchen cook stoves at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Kitchen cook stoves at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Clockwork roasting rotisserie in kitchen at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Vertical clockwork reflective roasting oven at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Cabinet with dishes at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Ceramic honey pot with sculpted bees at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Clockwork roasting rotisserie in kitchen at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Vertical clockwork reflective roasting oven at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Cabinet with dishes at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Ceramic honey pot with sculpted bees at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Leech jar in kitchen at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Plates with floral design at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Brown ceramic plate printed with town scene & shamrocks at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Kitchen knife cleaner beside electrochurn at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Leech jar in kitchen at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Plates with floral design at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Brown ceramic plate printed with town scene & shamrocks at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Kitchen knife cleaner beside electrochurn at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Maignen's Patent "Filtre Rapide" cottage 2 model water filter at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Ceramic brown stoneware storage jugs at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Bed warmer & rug beater at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Gallery in kitchen at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Maignen's Patent "Filtre Rapide" cottage 2 model water filter at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Ceramic brown stoneware storage jugs at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Bed warmer & rug beater at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Gallery in kitchen at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Gardens at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Gardens at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Gardens at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Gardens at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Gardens at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Gardens at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Gardens at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Gardens at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Mahons family tree at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Irish National Famine Museum in barns at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Bench which opens into rough bed at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Woman's milking stool at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Mahons family tree at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Irish National Famine Museum in barns at Strokestown Park. Vesnoy, Ireland.Bench which opens into rough bed at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Woman's milking stool at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Narrow-bladed spade used by poor to dig drainage channels between ridges on which potatoes were planted at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Foot iron used for digging at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Timeline display of potato failure at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Model of USS Constellation which US Navy converted to carry food to Ireland during famine of 1840s at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Narrow-bladed spade (loy or laige) used by poor to dig drainage channels between ridges on which potatoes were planted at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Foot iron used for digging at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Timeline display of potato failure (1840-47) at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Model of USS Constellation (1798) which US Navy converted to carry food to Ireland during famine of 1840s at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Great Hunger potato famine embroidery at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Cholera map of Ireland at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Irish Famine Ration Tokens at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Model of bunks used aboard famine emigration ships at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Great Hunger potato famine embroidery (1987) at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Cholera map of Ireland (1846-52) at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Irish Famine Ration Tokens (1846-7) at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Model of bunks used aboard famine emigration ships at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Graphic of life aboard famine emigration ships at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Graphic showing woman weeping over Irish famine victims at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Graphic of Canadian Grosse Île monument to Irish famine victims at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Emigration list for Murry family paid for by landlord at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.
Graphic of life aboard famine emigration ships at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Graphic (late 19thC) showing woman weeping over Irish famine victims at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Graphic (1994) of Canadian Grosse Île monument to Irish famine victims at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.Emigration list for Murry family (1847) paid for by landlord at Irish National Famine Museum. Vesnoy, Ireland.

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