A S; View of the Church of Callan, Co:y Kilkenny
A:C: delint. 28th. June 1784 ; Pinxt. 25th. July
|Main Creator:||Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist|
View of the ruins of St. Mary's Church in Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland, showing the (probably thirteenth-century) tower on the left, the nave with three twin-light windows and south doorway, a south chapel and roofed chancel behind. Graves can be seen in the foreground
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From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. I
Title inscribed in ink l.c. on sheet
Image within an ink frame 10.1 x 15 cm. Watermark u.l. on sheet bears the letters JW
There is mention of Austin Cooper's visit to Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland, on the facing page for 2122 TX (1) 69. In the inscription on that page in ink, it states: "[...] 27th [June] rested at Clonmel. 28th Left with a party of same Regiment and went on to Callan. 29th Left Callan early, breakfasted at Kilkenny where I remained..."
Physical description: 1 drawing image 9.5 x 14.4 cm., on sheet 18.3 x 26.6 cm.
Citations/References: An Eighteenth Century Antiquary : The Sketches, Notes and Diaries of Austin Cooper (1759-1830) / Liam Price (ed.). - Dublin 1942 Plate 15
Citations/References: Irish Churches and Monastic Buildings, Vol. III / H.G. Leask. - Dundalk, 1960 pages 83-85
Attributed to Austin Cooper
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