A Perspective View of Dunmore Castle, Co;y Galway
Wil;m Ousley delint. March 1782 ; A:C: Pinxt. 9th April 1782
|Main Creator:||Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist|
View of the 13th-century (?) castle at Dunmore, County Galway, Ireland, showing the castle on a hill, with a small roofless outhouse attached. On the bottom right is a bridge over which a man is walking towards the left, and facing an oncoming coach-and-four accompanied by an outrider
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From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. I
Title inscribed in ink l.c. under image
Image within an ink frame 9.3 x 18.8 cm. Watermark u.l. on sheet consists of partially-visible letters, probably WHATMAN
The William Ousley or Ouseley who drew the original of this view was probably one of the family of that name who had lands close to Dunmore in County Galway.
Physical description: 1 drawing image 8.7 x 18.1 cm., on sheet 18.2 x 26.5 cm.
Citations/References: The Name and Family of Ouseley / Richard J. Kelly. - Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquitarians of Ireland 40, 1910 pages 132-146 and 355
Citations/References: "On the History and Antiquities of the Parish of Dunmore" / J. Neaery. - Journal of the Galway Archaeologicial and Historical Society 8, 1913-1914 pages 101-102
Attributed to Austin Cooper
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