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In Plain Sight: The Inaugural 2022 Commission Announced – Portrait of Frances Kyle & Averil Deverell

Currently there is a notable under-representation of female subjects displayed in the collections of The Bar of Ireland and King’s Inns despite the existence of numerous influential women in law. The 2022 Inaugural Commission announced. Artist Emma Stroude has been announced as the 2022 In Plain Sight recipient; and is now embarking on the commission … Continued


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