Crosses & broken round tower at Drumcliffe 3 1/2 miles from Sligo
|Main Creator:||Bigari, Angelo Maria|
Two High Crosses at Drumcliff, County Sligo, Ireland, with the stump of a Round Tower on the right.
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Title inscribed in ink on verso.
Inscribed in ink on verso under title: Tower 27 1/2 feet high.
Both Bigari and Beranger undertook a tour of Connaught in the summer of 1779, at the behest of William Conyngham, to gather drawings for a volume of engravings of Irish antiquities, planned by the Hibernian Antiquarian Society.
Physical description: 1 drawing : ink & wash ; 19.5 x 30.6 cm.
Citations/References: The Round Towers of Ireland / Lennox Barrow. - Dublin, 1979 p. 181
Citations/References: The High Crosses of Ireland / Peter Harbison. - Bonn, 1992 p. 70-74
Attributed to Angelo Maria Bigari, (fl. 1772-1779), who visited the site on June 24th, 1779, according to Gabriel Beranger, (1729-1817) in his notes (see MS 4162).
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|Coo 2122 TX (79)||
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.