[Sketchbook with views of South County Dublin, ca. 1824, by Reverend Hamilton Verschoyle, (1803-1870)]
|Main Creator:||Verschoyle, Hamilton, 1803-1870, artist.|
Sketchbook oblong octavo, in its original boards, lacking calf spine and marbled paper. Contains 38 views of cottages, churches, castles and seascapes around South County Dublin Ireland. 37 of these illustrations are done in pencil and one in watercolour.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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[between ca. 1824 and ca. 1827].
Name "Hamilton Verschoyle" printed in block capital letters in ink on fly leaf of sketchbook.
Loosely inserted is an advertising slip for Cohen's Fine Prepared Lead Pencils, sold at Allen and Sons' Map, Print, Drawing Material and Stationary Ware-house, No. 32 Dame Street, Dublin.
Physical description: 1 sketchbook (38 pages of illustrations) : pencil & watercolour ; 14.6 x 23.3 cm..
Attributed to Reverend Hamilton Verschoyle, (1803-1870).
Hamilton Verschoyle was born in Dublin, Ireland, the eldest son of John Verschoyle, a merchant of Stillorgan House, Dublin. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, before becoming curate at Clongish in 1829. He then became Chaplain of Baggotrath and Chancellor of Christ Church, Dublin, in 1853 to 1862, and Dean of Ferns, before his appointment to the See of Kilmore, County Cavan, Ireland. He died in Torquay, Great Britain and buried in Paington churchyard.
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|PD 4045 TX||
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.