Medieval Museum, Waterford Photos

A modern Medieval Museum building (2012) incorporates actual Medieval & Georgian structures to create the home for the section of Museum of Treasures which hosts Waterford's Medieval treasures. Treasures include The Great Charter Roll (c1372), hidden Medieval vestment (discovered in 1773) & other metal & parchment objects.

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Waterford Lady engraved into new Medieval Museum of Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval Museum building section of Museum of Treasures built over a below-ground Medieval structure. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval Museum building beside Georgian mansion in Viking Triangle at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Georgian sedan chair sign at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Waterford Lady engraved into new Medieval Museum of Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval Museum building (2012) section of Museum of Treasures built over a below-ground Medieval structure. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval Museum building (2012) beside Georgian mansion in Viking Triangle at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Georgian sedan chair sign at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Waterford wine trade sign at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Choristers' Hall & Mayor's Wine Vault surviving part of Medieval deanery at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval round tower now incorporated into Medieval Museum. Waterford, Ireland.Theater in Medieval Museum in Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Waterford wine trade sign at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Choristers' Hall & Mayor's Wine Vault surviving part of Medieval deanery (1270-86) at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval round tower now incorporated into Medieval Museum. Waterford, Ireland.Theater in Medieval Museum in Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Medieval vault under Museum of Treasures used as gallery for antiquities. Waterford, Ireland.Gothic pulpit at Medieval Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Gateleg table at Medieval Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Carved chest at Medieval Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Medieval vault under Museum of Treasures used as gallery for antiquities. Waterford, Ireland.Gothic pulpit at Medieval Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Gateleg table at Medieval Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Carved chest at Medieval Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Wine barrels representing Waterford's Medieval wine trade at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.French green-glazed ceramic wine jug at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Redcliffe ceramic wine jug from Bristol at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Flemish ceramic wine jug with 'raspberry' pattern from Bruges at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Wine barrels representing Waterford's Medieval wine trade at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.French green-glazed ceramic wine jug (13th C) at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Redcliffe ceramic wine jug (c1250) from Bristol at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Flemish ceramic wine jug (c1250) with 'raspberry' pattern from Bruges at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Waterford ceramic wine jug at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval church ceramic floor tiles from Waterford at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Model of Waterford in 1374 at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Reginald's tower section of Waterford in 1374 era model at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Waterford ceramic wine jug (c1280) at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval church ceramic floor tiles (13th-15th C) from Waterford at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Model of Waterford in 1374 at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Reginald's tower section of Waterford in 1374 era model at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Model of Waterford in 1480 at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Carving of Medieval archers in gallery at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Arrowheads excavated from siege of Waterford with slim ones designed to pierce chainmail at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Gold Waterford ring brooch at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Model of Waterford in 1480 at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Carving of Medieval archers in gallery at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Arrowheads excavated from siege of Waterford (c1170) with slim ones (bodkins) designed to pierce chainmail at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Gold Waterford ring brooch (c1210) at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Copper Waterford Lady belt mount at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Waterford processional cross at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Waterford altar cross with symbols of four Evangelists at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Winged lion of Evangelist Mark on Waterford altar cross at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Copper Waterford Lady belt mount (c1250) at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Waterford processional cross (c1450) at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Waterford altar cross (c1450) with symbols of four Evangelists at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Winged lion of Evangelist Mark on Waterford altar cross (c1450) at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Winged bull of Evangelist Luke on Waterford altar cross at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Winged eagle of Evangelist John on Waterford altar cross at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Winged angel of Evangelist Matthew on Waterford altar cross at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval parchment charter at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Winged bull of Evangelist Luke on Waterford altar cross (c1450) at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Winged eagle of Evangelist John on Waterford altar cross (c1450) at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Winged angel of Evangelist Matthew on Waterford altar cross (c1450) at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval parchment charter at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Royal charter given by King Edward II confirming earlier lands charter given by King John to Benedictine Priory at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Great Parchment book of Waterford at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Silver mace taken by Waterford when it defeated rival port New Ross in 1518 at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Bearing sword given by Henry VIII to mayor of Waterford at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Royal charter (1315) given by King Edward II confirming earlier lands charter given by King John to Benedictine Priory at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Great Parchment book of Waterford at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Silver mace taken by Waterford when it defeated rival port New Ross in 1518 at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Bearing sword (1536) given by Henry VIII to mayor of Waterford at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Cap of Maintenance given by Henry VIII to mayor of Waterford at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Charter granted to Waterford by King Charles I in exchange for money to run his government at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval memorial stone at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval memorial stone at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Cap of Maintenance (1536) given by Henry VIII to mayor of Waterford at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Charter granted to Waterford by King Charles I in exchange for money to run his government at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval memorial stone at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval memorial stone at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Waterford City coat of arms at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Modern carving of Medieval king in gallery displaying Museum of Treasures' Great Charter Roll. Waterford, Ireland.Modern carving of Medieval king with falcon in gallery displaying Museum of Treasures' Great Charter Roll. Waterford, Ireland.The Great Charter Roll array of earlier royal charters & evidence to bolster case that Waterford had monopoly on foreign shipping seeking to ban landings at New Ross at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Waterford City coat of arms (1593) at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Modern carving of Medieval king in gallery displaying Museum of Treasures' Great Charter Roll. Waterford, Ireland.Modern carving of Medieval king with falcon in gallery displaying Museum of Treasures' Great Charter Roll. Waterford, Ireland.The Great Charter Roll (c1372) array of earlier royal charters (back to 1215) & evidence to bolster case that Waterford had monopoly on foreign shipping seeking to ban landings at New Ross at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Parchment documents joined into Great Charter Roll in support of legal case arguing Waterford's shipping monopoly at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Pages of Great Charter Roll with portraits of Justiciars or king's rulers of Ireland were used as support for Waterford's shipping monopoly & which show dress styles of 14th C at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.John Darcy, Justiciar of Ireland portrait in Great Charter Roll at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.John Morice, Justiciar of Ireland portrait in Great Charter Roll at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Parchment documents (1215-1372) joined into Great Charter Roll in support of legal case arguing Waterford's shipping monopoly at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Pages of Great Charter Roll (c1372) with portraits of Justiciars or king's rulers of Ireland were used as support for Waterford's shipping monopoly & which show dress styles of 14th C at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.John Darcy, Justiciar of Ireland portrait (1322-33) in Great Charter Roll at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.John Morice, Justiciar of Ireland portrait (1346) in Great Charter Roll at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Portraits & royal charters stitched together as Great Charter Roll to make case supporting Waterford's claim to shipping monopoly in order to have port of New Ross banned from docking shipping at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Addendum to parchment document was literally a strip of skin stitched to the side of amended charter at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Evidence document included in Great Charter Roll at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Portrait of King Henry II included in Great Charter Roll to promote Waterford's case for shipping monopoly at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Portraits & royal charters stitched together as Great Charter Roll (c1372) to make case supporting Waterford's claim to shipping monopoly in order to have port of New Ross banned from docking shipping at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Addendum to parchment document was literally a strip of skin stitched to the side of amended charter at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Evidence document included in Great Charter Roll (c1372) at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Portrait of King Henry II (1154-89) included in Great Charter Roll to promote Waterford's case for shipping monopoly at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Portrait of King John included in Great Charter Roll to promote Waterford's case for shipping monopoly at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Portrait of King Henry III included in Great Charter Roll to promote Waterford's case for shipping monopoly at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Portrait of King Edward I included in Great Charter Roll to promote Waterford's case for shipping monopoly at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Portrait of King Edward III included in Great Charter Roll to promote Waterford's case for shipping monopoly at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Portrait of King John (1199-1216) included in Great Charter Roll to promote Waterford's case for shipping monopoly at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Portrait of King Henry III (1216-72) included in Great Charter Roll to promote Waterford's case for shipping monopoly at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Portrait of King Edward I (1272-1307) included in Great Charter Roll to promote Waterford's case for shipping monopoly at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Portrait of King Edward III (1327-1377) included in Great Charter Roll to promote Waterford's case for shipping monopoly at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Portrait of King Edward III on horseback included in Great Charter Roll to stroke king's ego so as to win Waterford's petition at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval vestments discovered during demolition of old cathedral now at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval vestment discovered during demolition of old cathedral at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval vestment discovered during demolition of old cathedral at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Portrait of King Edward III on horseback (1327-1377) included in Great Charter Roll to stroke king's ego so as to win Waterford's petition at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval vestments discovered (1773) during demolition of old cathedral now at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval vestment discovered (1773) during demolition of old cathedral at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval vestment discovered (1773) during demolition of old cathedral at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Medieval vestment discovered during demolition of old cathedral at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval vestment discovered during demolition of old cathedral at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval vestment discovered during demolition of old cathedral at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval vestment discovered during demolition of old cathedral at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.
Medieval vestment discovered (1773) during demolition of old cathedral at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval vestment discovered (1773) during demolition of old cathedral at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval vestment discovered (1773) during demolition of old cathedral at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.Medieval vestment discovered (1773) during demolition of old cathedral at Museum of Treasures. Waterford, Ireland.

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