Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles, & Towers in Ireland
Being the Original Drawings made by Beranger, Bigari, Barralet, & others
The drawings in this scrapbook are by a variety of contributing artists. Only one of the drawings is attributed to Austin Cooper himself.
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[ca. 1779-1800, chiefly ca. 1779].
Title on cover in gold letters: Scrap Book.
Sheet pasted on front cover and inscribed in ink: Irish Antiquities.
Inscribed in ink under title on title page: for the Rt. Honble William Burton Conyngham P.C.[K?]. of Sland Castle Co. Meath whose valuable and extensive Library, and collection of Antiquities, afterwards passed into the hands of Austin Cooper Esq.re F.S.A & M.R.I.A. 1875.
Scrapbook bound with red leather with floral decorations in black embossed on front cover.
Physical description: 1 scrapbook (35 drawings (some loose) : 36 sheets (some blank)) : pen and wash ; 30.3 x 25 cm.
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|Coo 2122 TX (3)||Prints & Drawings - Appt. only||Prints & Drawings|
Reproduction rights owned by the NLI.