Round Tower at Killala, Co.y Mayo, Shewing [sic] the Side which was Struck by Lightning
G. Beranger delint. ; A.C. 17th. Oct.r 1794
|Main Creator:||Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist|
View of the Round Tower at Killala, County Mayo, Ireland, showing also a detail of the doorway with measurements "5 1/2 feet high 2 1/2 wide"
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
|Published / Created:||
17th October 1794
From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. II
Inscription in ink l.r. under image of door: Door, 11 feet from the Ground
Inscription in ink m.c. on sheet beside image of tower: 84 feet high 51 Do. Circumference Wall 3 1/2 feet thick
The original drawings on which these were based were the result of a visit by Gabriel Beranger to Killala on July 13th, 1779. See NLI Ms. 4162, page 17, for Beranger's comments on the tower
Title inscribed in ink l.r. on sheet
Watermark u.l. on sheet is part of a large shield, crowned
Physical description: 1 drawing 18.3 x 26.7 cm.
Citations/References: The Round Towers of Ireland / George Lennox Barrow. - Dublin, 1979 pages 157-159