The Abbey of Multifernam [Multyfarnham], Co. of Westmeath
|Main Creator:||Bigari, Angelo Maria|
View from the south-west of the ruins of the Franciscan friary at Multyfarnham, County Westmeath, Ireland, showing the tower dominating the crossing and the three well-preserved reticulated windows in the church. The church was re-roofed in the 1970's.
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Drawing within ink frame 16.7 x 24.2 cm.
Engraving based on this drawing to be found as Plate 121 of Volume I of Francis Grose's "Antiquities of Ireland", but with the addition of certain figures on the left.
From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles, & Towers in Ireland / assembled by Austin Cooper in 1875 (page 31).
Image pasted onto sheet.
Inscribed in ink u.c. on sheet: Founded AD 1256 by W Delamer.
Title inscribed in ink l.c.
Physical description: 1 drawing : image 16.3 x 23.8 cm., on paper 18.6 x 26.6 cm., mounted on sheet 24.4 x 29.1 cm.
Citations/References: Franciscan Abbey of Multyfarnham / Terence O'Donnell. - Multifarnham, 1951
Attributed to Angelo Maria Bigari (fl. 1772-1779).