[Drawings of antiquities found in Ireland]
|Main Creator:||Beranger, Gabriel, ca. 1729-1817, artist|
Drawings described by Charles Vallancey as "Faineidh-Draoieach - Tair-Faimh and Boil-Beann etc..." (which means little or nothing). Fig. 1 is an amulet of "brass" (bronze); Fig. 2 is a "Druid's Ring"; Figs. to 5 are "Chain-rings of the druids"; Fig. 6 is a "triangular talisman of brass"; Fig. 7 are thin plates of gold joined together; Fig. 8 are solid rings of brass; Figs. 9 to 10 are what looks like Chinese amulets from a bog in Allenstown, County Meath, Ireland.
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Inscribed u.r.: Plate XIV.
Scale of inches on left hand side.
Physical description: 1 print : engraving ; 16.3 x 24.8 cm.
Citations/References: Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis 4 / Charles Vallancey. - Dublin 1786 73 ff. with Pl. XIV.
Citations/References: Memoir of Gabriel Beranger / Sir William Wilde. - Dublin 1880 page 33
Possible attribution to Gabriel Beranger (1729-1817), who made a number of sketches of antiquities for Charles Vallancey's "Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis", of which this drawing forms one of th plates.