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The Market Cross, in the high street at Kilkenny, 61 M: from Dublin

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In Collection: A Collection of Drawings of the Principal, Antique Buildings of Ireland (PD 1958 TX) [graphic].
Description: Drawing of the Market Cross that once stood in Kilkenny, Ireland. It was erected in 1335 and by 1650, Cromwellian soldiers were using the crucifix on top for target practice. In 1771 it was demolished by Mayor Blunt because it was giving shelter to "idle and dissolute characters".
Main Creator: Beranger, Gabriel, ca. 1729-1817, artist
Created: [between ca. 1760 and 1770].
Language: English
Extent: 1 drawing : wash ; 22.7 x 29 cm.
Format: PRINTS & DRAWINGS
Call Number: PD 1958 TX 78 (Collection unavailable)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.