[Drawings of bronze axes, palstaves, a socketed sickle and a mould for a palstave]
|Main Creator:||Beranger, Gabriel, ca. 1729-1817, artist|
Drawings of what Charles Vallancey describes as "Chip-Axes - Tuagh Snaighte". Figures 1 to 3 are of bronze axes. Figures 5 to 9 are of palstaves. Figure 4 is a socketed sickle. Figure 10 is a mould for a palstave. Figure 11 is an unidentified object which is said to have been in the Museum of (Trinity) College, Dublin, Ireland. The other figures were in the possession of the Reverend Mr. Archdall.
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Inscribed in ink u.c.: Pl. X..
Physical description: 1 print : engraving ; 19.1 x 29.4 cm.
Citations/References: Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis 4 / Charles Vallancey. - Dublin 1786 Pl. X with page 60
Citations/References: Memoir of Gabriel Beranger / Sir William Wilde. - Dublin 1880 page 33
Attributed to Gabriel Beranger (1729-1817), due to the fact that he made a number of sketches of antiquities for Charles Vallancey's "Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis", of which this sheet is one of the plates.