Introduction

The Abbey Theatre, 1904, created a digital model of the old Abbey Theatre as it was on its opening night, 27th December 1904. This new, three-dimensional model is opening up fresh ways of exploring the stories and histories of the early years of Ireland’s National Theatre.

Digital model of the old Abbey Theatre

Read Getting started… or use the contents and other links in the right-hand margin to explore. Or view images or videos of the completed model.

The Abbey Theatre, 1904 was an an initiative by King’s College London historian, Dr Hugh Denard with Trinity College Dublin’s Long Room Hub and NOHO, January – April 2011.

This project implements The London Charter for the Computer-based Visualisation of Cultural Heritage.




image: detail of installation by Bronwyn Lace