Four new statues to end Trinity Long Room’s ‘men only’ image

Ireland“Four new sculptures of female scholars are to be commissioned by Trinity College Dublin, the first women to go on display in the university’s Old Library. Scientist Rosalind Franklin, folklorist and theatre-founder Augusta Gregory, mathematician Ada Lovelace and writer and women’s rights advocate Mary Wollstonecraft have been chosen from a list of more than 500 suggestions …” (more)

[Sarah Burns, Irish Times, 26 November]

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