Bram Stoker's Dublin
Bram Stoker’s birthplace, 15 Marino Crescent, in Clontarf, which was at that time a suburb of Dublin. The Crescent was built in 1792 as a crescent moon shaped row of twenty-six four-story Georgian style houses. Bram’s parents moved here in 1845, before the birth of their eldest son, Thornley.
Parlour at 15 Marino Crescent
Artane Lodge Bram’s family moved from Clontarf to Killester and Artane Lodge when Bram was two years old
The Four Courts of Dublin on the River Liffey, 1846.
The Long Room, The Library of Trinity College Dublin
The Shelbourne Hotel, St. Stephen’s Green, elegant today, elegant yesterday…where in 1876 Bram Stoker and Henry Irving began a lifelong friendship.
St. Stephen’s Green, ca. 1890
The ornate facade, second from the left above, and the pink building to the right, 7 St. Stephen’s Green house a Topshop today. In 1877, Bram Stoker lived above the ground floor grocery and wine shop located in 7, St. Stephen’s Green.
Sackville Street and O’Connell Bridge
Sackville Street, pictured in 1878, the year Bram Stoker married Florence Balcombe and moved to London.
The Ireland of Bram’s youth was a place of leprechauns, selkies, faeries, banshees, and…bloodsuckers
College Green, 1890’s.
Grafton Street. National Library of Ireland Collection
Horse-drawn bathing box, of the type that was common on the beach at Clontarf. This photo was taken in the late 1800’s
Bram’s younger brothers, Richard and George, both graduated from King and Queen’s College of Physicians in Ireland, 6 Kildare Street, known after 1890 as Royal College of Physicians in Ireland.
Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin ca. 1890
Gate to Archbishop Marsh’s Library, Ireland’s first public library (1701)
The record of books checked out by Bram Stoker of Friday the 13th of July 1866