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A Collection of Drawings of the Principal, Antique Buildings of Ireland
Designd on ye spot, and Collected by GL. Berenger [sic], Vol. I.
|Main Creator:||Beranger, Gabriel, ca. 1729-1817, artist|
Eighteenth-century topographical drawings of Irish antiquities. Title page shows a pyramid of stones with the title inscribed in ink over it. Two men in the foreground look on.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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[between ca. 1760-1800].
Index page and Advertisment page precede the first watercolour in the sketchbook.
Inscribed in ink on inside of front cover u.l.: Sawyer 1937 £36
Sketchbook with brown vellum cover with clasp (broken). Name "Gabriel Beringer" embossed in gold on red leather label on cover. Underneath label is the inscription "Gl. Beranger" etched into the velum.
This volume was bequeathed by Gabriel Beranger to a Mrs Walker, a niece of his second wife. It purchased by the National Library in 1937.
Physical description: 1 sketchbook (99 drawings) : watercolour & ink wash ; 23.5 x 29.5 cm.
Citations/References: Beranger's Antique Buildings of Ireland / with text by Peter Harbison. - Four Courts Press in association with the National Library of Ireland, Dublin 1998
|Contained in:||A Collection of Drawings of the Principal, Antique Buildings of Ireland|
Attributed to Gabriel Beranger (ca. 1730-1817).
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|ET 1958 TX||Prints & Drawings - Appt. only||Prints & Drawings|
Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.