Rough Sketches South Ireland
Black leather bound album with leather spine and corners, with gold inlays and lettering. Endpieces are white hardboard. 40 pages with 38 illustrations. Majority of illustrations are set in County Kerry, Ireland, with the rest set in County Cork, Dun Laoghaire, the Aran Islands, County Tyrone and County Meath, Ireland. The majority of the drawings were executed between 1861 and 1862. The earliest date found in this sketchbook is 1852.
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[between ca. 1850 to 1862].
Title in gold letterings on cover.
List of contents or index on last page in sketchbook.
Style of painting varies from sketch to sketch in this album so it is probable that this album is a collection of watercolours done by different artists. The initials [SBC?] can be seen on the watercolour marked number 9 in this album.
Physical description: 1 album (40 pages : 38 illustrations) : watercolour ; 31.8 x 44.2 cm. or smaller.
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.