Castle of Carlow, Co. Carlow S.W. Augst: 4th: 1792.
|Main Creator:||Grose, Daniel, approximately 1766-1838|
View of the remains of Carlow Castle, Carlow, Ireland. Built on the site of an earlier Norman motte-and-bailey fort. Would have remained today if a Dr. Middleton hadn't decided to turn it into an asylum and blew it up in 1814.
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August 4th, 1792.
Engraving of this drawing (Plate 1) in Volume I of "The Antiquities of Ireland" by Francis Grose, published by Samuel Hooper, No. 212 High Holborn, London, 1794 (not 1791 as stated).
Inscribed in ink u.c. on verso of drawing: Engraved.
Inscribed in ink u.c.: [D?] Lt. Grose.
Inscribed in ink u.l. on verso of drawing: No. 76.
Inscribed in ink u.r. on verso of drawing: Reduced by T. Cocking, (ca. fl. 1783-1791)..
Title inscribed in ink u.c. on verso of drawing and in ink u.l. on drawing.
Physical description: 1 drawing : ink & wash ; 23.6 x 33.6 cm..
Citations/References: Irish Topographical prints & drawings / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Malton Press, Dublin, 1975, p. 133.
Attributed to Lieutenant Daniel Grose, (ca. 1766-1838). Reduced by Thomas Cocking.
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