Gandsey The Killarney Minstrel
Drawn from life & on Stone by H. O'Neill A.R.H.A. ; Printed at Allen's 16 Trinity St., Dublin.
|Main Creator:||O'Neill, Henry, 1798-1880, artist.|
James Gandsey, (born ca. 1770); whole-length, seated, playing the uilleann pipes beside the edge of a lake with forest behind him and mountains in the distance.
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Dublin : Allen's, 16 Trinity St., [between ca. 1820 and 1830].
Text printed l.c. within plate mark: "If for Music you're inclined" / "Or have for dancing any fancy" / "There you will a Piper find", / "To suit your Knuckle Gay old Gandsey" / "Old Erin's Airs 'tis he can play" / "Old Erin's Airs tis he can sing sir" / "Before you'll leave you'll surely say" / "Of Irish pipers he's the King sir".
Physical description: 1 print : lithograph ; image 27.6 x 23.1 cm., plate mark 34.1 x 27 cm., sheet 49.1 x 34 cm..
Attributed to Henry O'Neill, (1798-1880).
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|PD GAND-JA (1) III||Prints & Drawings - Appt. only||Prints & Drawings|
Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.