Temple at the Neal, Co. Mayo
A.C., pinxt ; Wilm. Ousley delint.
|Main Creator:||Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist|
View of monument at The Neal, near Cong, Co. Mayo, consisting of stones enclosing later medieval carved stones and a slab with a long inscription, the whole culminating in a ball on top
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
|Published / Created:||
12th April, 1782
From: Antiquities of abbeys, castles, & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. 1
In addition, beneath the title, the proportions of the inscription slab are given: Inscription flag 5' 6" long, 5ft high
This curious monument was set up, apparently in 1757, made up of what are likely to be medieval carvings of animals and an (angel?), together with a large inscribed slab with a long and scarcely comprehensible inscription - all set in a kind of pyramid of stones
Physical description: 1 drawing pen and wash image 16.5 x 10.4 cm., pasted on sheet 18.2 x 27.1 cm.
Citations/References: An eighteenth century antiquary : the sketches, notes and diaries of Austin Cooper (1759-1830) / Liam Price (ed.). - Dublin, 1942 plate 53
Citations/References: 'The Neale monument, Kilmolara Parish' by W. Carrigan, M. J. McEnery and J.R. Garstin in Journal of the Association for the Preservation of the Memorials of the Dead Ireland, Vol.VII (3,2), 1909, p.637-645
After original possibly by William Ousley (1738-1805). For William Ousely, and the reference to his family, see 2122 TX (1) page 29
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