Whyte's History, Literature & Collectables 14th September 2013 - page 96

has been handling the sale of collectibles
since the mid 1960s and became a licensed
auctioneer in 1975. He has in the last four decades
handled not only (ne art but also specialised sales
of a great variety of collectibles including
antiquarian books, autographs, banknotes, cigarette
cards, coins, ephemera, medals, manuscripts, maps,
militaria, photographs, pop and rock memorabilia, posters, postage stamps
and postal history, postcards, toys, to mention but a few! He has made
many appearances on television and radio and in printed media, both
national and international.
Sarah Gates
BA, graduated with an honours degree
in art history and French from Trinity College Dublin
in 1999 and has been with Whyte’s since 2000. Sarah
is responsible for the organisation of the auctions at
the RDS as well as valuations for sale, probate,
insurance and division. Sarah regularly calls auctions
at both the RDS and other locations. She joined the
Board of Directors in November 2006.
Adelle Hughes
BA MA, holds a (rst class honours
Masters degree in Arts Management and Cultural
Policy from University College Dublin as well as an
honours BA International degree in Art History,
having spent one of the four year course in
Universidad Complutense, Madrid. Adelle is a
member of the Irish Association of Art Historians and
has worked on a variety of arts and cultural projects both in the private and
public sector in Ireland, Europe and most recently for an arts foundation in
the United States. Adelle joined Whyte’s in November 2008 and was
appointed Associate Director in 2011. She is responsible for compiling and
editing the critically acclaimed catalogues produced by Whyte’s.
Conor Dodd
BA joined Whyte’s in 2011 as
cataloguer of History Literature and Collectibles
sales. Conor holds an honours degree from
University College Dublin in Gaeilge (Irish language)
and History and is currently pursuing a Masters
degree in Military History and Strategic Studies at
National University of Ireland (NUI), Maynooth.
Conor has worked as a historical consultant and researcher for various
television programmes for the BBC, RTÉ, TG4 and ITV, and has also given
numerous interviews on radio. He has contributed articles to several
publications and is a regular speaker on military history and genealogy to
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