This beautiful spot is 8 miles west of the City of Dublin, through which glides the River Liffey; the view is taken from the Bridge : to the left on a rising ground is seen Leixlip Castle, and on the right, part of the Town and Church, about a mile above this is the celebrated Salmon Leap. /
J. Bluck sculp..
|Main Creator:||Bluck, J., fl.1791-1819, engraver.|
Two men fishing on the banks of the River Liffey, Leixlip, County Kildare, Ireland, with cattle grazing in the river and swans swiming above the Salmon Leap.
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[s.l] : [s.n.] ; [between ca. 1791 and 1819].
Formerly at call number 1268TD.
Physical description: 1 print : aquatint (coloured) ; image 46.6 x 64.2 cm., plate mark 53.1 x 69.2 cm., sheet 64 x 82.5 cm..
Citations/References: National library of Ireland catalogue of topographical prints and original drawings / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Malton Press, Dublin, 1975 ; p. 68.
Attributed to Daniel Havell, (1785-1826), after an original painting by Thomas Leeson Rowbotham, (1753-1853).
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