[Collection by Austin Cooper (1759-1830) of Antiquarian Drawings]
Mainly drawings and plans of antiquities in Ireland.
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[between ca. 1770 and 1800].
Cover missing from sketchbook at time of cataloguing.
Consultancy work by Dr. Peter Harbison.
Austin Cooper copied a number of plans or drawings arising out of a tour of Ireland undertaken by Bigari and Beranger in 1779. Most of this copying was executed in October 1799.
Physical description: 1 sketchbook (70 drawings (some loose) : 52 sheets) : ink, wash, watercolours & engravings; 20.7 x 30.5 cm.
Drawings & engravings attributed to various artists such as Austin Cooper (1759-1830), the Reverend Joseph Turner (ca. 1772-1835), Gabriel Beranger (1729-1817), Angelo Maria Bigari (fl. 1772-1779) and Francis Wheatley (1747-1801).
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland