Tomb of Fedlim O Connor King of Connaght the Founder of the Abbey with his Gallowglass Guards in the Dominican Abbey at Roscommon - who died in A.D. 1225 - The Gallowglass have alternately Sword or Battle Axe
W. Ousley ; J.T. Oct. 1799
|Main Creator:||Turner, Joseph Reverend ca. 1772-1835, artist|
View of the tomb said to be that of Fedlim O Connor, King of Connacht, in the Dominican abbey at Roscommon, County Roscommon, Ireland, together with a detail of one of the gallowglasses (mercenary soldiers) which act as "weepers" fronting the tomb.
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Impression on the paper indicates that the watermark is a figure of Britannia within a crowned oval.
See 2122 TX (4) 11 & 2122 TX (9) for similar drawings.
Title inscribed l.c. on sheet.
Physical description: 1 drawing : pen & wash ; image 20.2 x 27.4 cm., pasted onto sheet 20.7 x 29.5 cm.
Attributed to Reverend Joseph Turner (ca. 1772-1835) after an original by William Ousley or Ousely (1739-1805).