Plan & Section of Rathcroghan, Co.y Roscommon...
|Main Creator:||Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist.|
Plan and section of the great mound on the plain at Rathcroghan, County Roscommon, Ireland.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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Inscribed in ink after title: ...Where the Kings of Connaught were inaugurated & where they kept their Provincial Assemblies. GB delin. 4 miles from Ballynagar, Barony of Ballintober. The Mount is composed of earth covered with fine Grass. the [sic] Kings encamped round about & kept their Assembley on top.
Title inscribed in ink l.c.
Watermark m.c. is A Blackwell 1796.
Physical description: 1 drawing : pen & wash ; 24 x 20 cm.
Citations/References: Guide to the National and Historic Monuments of Ireland / Peter Harbison. - Dublin, 1992 pages 283-4 with brief bibliography
Attributed to Austin Cooper (1759-1830) after the original drawing by Gabriel Beranger (ca. 1730-1817) who visited the site on August 3rd, 1779.