||MITCHELL, WILLIAM MANSFIELD
||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GRAFTON STREET, NO. 007 (CARSON BROS.)
||Business premises destroyed by fire have been rebuilt and adapted for bookselling business by Mssrs Carson Bros. Contractor: Farquharson & Co. Building is 'of very ornamental appearance...composed of fine red brick, with cut Irish granite coigns, a cut stone urn surmounting a handsome carved tablet bearing the monogram of the founder of the house, bringing the summit to a strikingly graceful finish'. Large glass dome used for lighting back portion of shop.
Elevation, bills of quantity & correspondence for rebuilding premises in IAA, McCurdy & Mitchell Collection, 82/49.72; Irish Times, 21 Aug 1896; IB 38, 1 Sep 1896, 185.