Walker's Pillar, Walls of Londonderry.
W.H. Bartlett ; R. Wallis.
|Main Creator:||Wallis, Robert, 1794-1878, engraver.|
View of Walker's pillar which stands on the Royal Bastion, on the walls of Derry, Northern Ireland, with houses below the walls. The statue of Reverend George Walker, who was one of the leaders of the 1698 resistance, tops the pillar. It was blown off by the IRA in 1973. The restored statue now stands beside the Appprentice Boys' Hall.
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London : Virtue & Co., [ca. 1842].
Formerly at call number 312TA (A).
See call number ET B41 for similar print.
Similar to plate in W.H. Bartlett's "Scenery & Antiquities of Ireland", Volume 1, page 58.
Physical description: 1 print : line engraving ; image 12 x 17.8 cm., on sheet 19.2 x 27.8 cm..
Citations/References: Catalogue of Irish Topographical Prints / Rosalind M. Elmes. - National Library of Ireland, Dublin ; p. 15.
Attributed to Robert Wallis, (1794-1878), after an original work by William Henry Bartlett, (1809-1850).
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