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Who do I think I am? : a memoir / Homan Potterton.

By: Potterton, Homan.
Publisher: Kildare : Merrion Press, 2017Description: 272 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781785371509X : (hbk.).Subject(s): Art museums -- Ireland | Potterton, Homan | National Gallery of IrelandDDC classification: 920 Summary: When Homan Potterton was appointed Director of the National Gallery of Ireland in 1979 at the age of thirty-three, he was the youngest ever director since the foundation of the Gallery in 1854. Who Do I Think I Am? is the sequel to the author's best-selling childhood memoir Rathcormick: a Childhood Recalled. Written in a witty and amusing style, Homan Potterton regales the reader with tales of student days at Trinity, Dublin, summer jobs in London, carefree travel in Europe, and his unexpected journey to the director's office of the National Gallery of Ireland, after his first museum job in the National Gallery, London.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

When Homan Potterton was appointed Director of the National Gallery of Ireland in 1979 at the age of thirty-three, he was the youngest ever director since the foundation of the Gallery in 1854. Who Do I Think I Am? is the sequel to the author's best-selling childhood memoir Rathcormick: a Childhood Recalled. Written in a witty and amusing style, Homan Potterton regales the reader with tales of student days at Trinity, Dublin, summer jobs in London, carefree travel in Europe, and his unexpected journey to the director's office of the National Gallery of Ireland, after his first museum job in the National Gallery, London.

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