"By the stern stone hand of Grattan, bidding halt, an Inchicore tram unloaded straggling Highland soldiers of a band." (U10.352)
The statue of Henry Grattan was erected at College Green in 1876, the work of Dublin-born John Henry Foley (1818 - 1874). It is of bronze and not of stone.
A SV from 1877 showing the stern hand of Grattan. John Henry Foley was also responsible for the O'Connell monument (Sackville street), and the statues of Edmund Burke and Oliver Goldsmith (Trinity College). Grattan's was the first monument to an Irish nationalist in Dublin, followed by Smith O'Brien on Sackville street.
"Almidano Artifoni, holding up a baton of rolled music as a signal, trotted on stout trousers after the Dalkey tram. In vain he trotted, signalling in vain among the rout of barekneed gillies smuggling implements of music through Trinity gates." (U10.363)
"Miss Dunne hid the Capel street library copy of The Woman in White far back in her drawer and rolled a sheet of gaudy notepaper into her typewriter.
Too much mystery business in it. Is he in love with that one, Marion? Change it and get another by Mary Cecil Haye." (U10.368)
"The disk shot down the groove, wobbled a while, ceased and ogled them: six." (U10.373)
[Image courtesy of Eamonn Finn]
"Miss Dunne clicked on the keyboard: " (U10.375)
"- 16 June 1904." (U10.376)
This is the first time in Ulysses that the date is mentioned.
"Five tallwhitehatted sandwichmen between Monypeny's corner and the slab where Wolfe Tone's statue was not, eeled themselves turning H. E. L. Y'S and plodded back as they had come." (U10.377)
"Then she stared at the large poster of Marie Kendall, charming soubrette, and, listlessly lolling, scribbled on the jotter sixteens and capital esses." (U10.380)
Marie Kendal was appearing that evening at the Empire Palace Theatre.
"Mustard hair and dauby cheeks. She's not nicelooking, is she? The way she's holding up her bit of a skirt. Wonder will that fellow be at the band tonight." (U10.382)
"If I could get that dressmaker to make a concertina skirt" (U10.384)
"like Susy Nagle's. They kick out grand. Shannon and all the boatclub swells never took his eyes off her." (U10.384)
I do not know who Susy Nagle is, but I put this PC for 2 reasons: it shows Nora Nagle with a nice skirt that would kick out grand; also, it shows stage actress Gertie Millar who later married Lord Dudley (William Humble, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in 1904), after his wife Rachel died.
"The telephone rang rudely by her ear.
- Hello. Yes, sir. No, sir. Yes, sir. I'll ring them up after five." (U10.388)
"Only those two, sir, for Belfast and Liverpool. All right, sir. Then I can go after six if you're not back. A quarter after. Yes, sir. Twentyseven and six. I'll tell him. Yes: one, seven, six.
She scribbled three figures on an envelope." (U10.389)
"- Mr Boylan! Hello! That gentleman from Sport was in looking for you. Mr Lenehan, yes. He said he'll be in the Ormond at four. No, sir. Yes, sir. I'll ring them up after five." (U10.394)