[Album containing a variety of drawings, watercolours, photographs, prints and ephemera]
Album of drawings and prints collected or executed by Mary Birkett. Bound in contemporary cloth. 26 of the original drawings in this album are by Mary Birkett. These include 7 watercolours of the Curragh Camp and Athgarven Lodge, County Kildare, Ireland. All these are signed, initialled or dated 1859 to 1872. Album also contains 4 small watercolours "Views on the Illinois by Miss Pigot of Southall, Byron's friend", this being Elizabeth Pigot, (1783-1866), a close friend of Lord Byron. Includes a variety of other drawings and watercolours by other hands, photographs of the early 1860's, prints and ephemera, some of Irish interest.
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[between 1859 and 1862].
Inscription on verso of front cover by Mary Birkett, Fulwood, [...?], October 1861.
Only the original drawings or watercolours in this album have been catalogued and scanned.
Physical description: 1 album (44 original drawings) : watercolours & wood engravings ; 28.7 x 24.4 cm..
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|PD 4021 TX||Prints & Drawings - Appt. only||Prints & Drawings|
Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.