An Elevation of the cross in the Town of Kilkenny ...
|Main Creator:||Tarrant, Charles, 1730-1818|
View of the market Cross at Kilkenny, County Kilkenny, Ireland, which was taken down in 1771. There is also a plan of the base to the right of the cross, and a copy of the date to the left of the cross which states L.CCC
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2122 TX (2) 87(B) on same sheet
From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. II
Title inscribed in ink m.c. on sheet: An Elevation of the corss in the Town of Kilkenny: its built of a hard and durabel Stone, I believe of Kilkenny Marble, the Town by their Charter granted them by [blank space here] are obliged to keep it in repair. the above characters are on the side, and supposed to be 1300 the time it was erected tho' the two other strokes belonging to an M appear not to have been put with the other part, as the stone is sunk close to the characters in the above manner. Nov.r 1755 C.T.
Watermark is part of a large shield, crowned
Physical description: 1 drawing image 17.5 x 11.7 cm., on sheet 18.3 x 26.7 cm.
Citations/References: The Market Cross of Kilkenny / John G. Prim. - Transactions of teh Kilkenny Archaeolofical Society, Vol. II (2), 1854 pages 219-230
Citations/References: The Watercolours of Ireland / Anne Crookshank and the Knight of Glin. - London, 1994 page 38
Attributed to Charles Tarrant