Boyne Water Golden Hours /
|Main Creator:||Smyth, James, 1839-1916.|
Woman (probably Lady Smyth) sitting in the garden on a chair with her dog beside her. A man (probably James Smyth) takes his hat off to her and carrys a book under his arm with the title "A day with the Royal Meaths. Dedicated to her ladyship, Gaybrook, May 99, J.S.". In the distance a fisherman catches a fish in the river.
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Inscribed in ink and paint: Ode to a lily of the Boyne Valley / Take Ladye, this poor book of mine; / For tho's the faults wer thick as dust / Your kind forbearance I could trust. / Long may you in Navan shine / 'Midst it's soft splendour.
Physical description: 1 drawing : watercolour ; image 49 x 46 cm., pasted on verso of front cover 61.8 x 50.5 cm..
Attributed to Colonel James Smyth, (1839-1916), of Gaybrook, County Westmeath, Ireland.