[Album containing a variety of drawings, watercolours, photographs, prints and ephemera]
Album of 44 original drawings 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. These are signed or initialled and 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 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.
Physical description: 1 album (44 original drawings) : watercolours & wood engravings ; 28.7 x 24.4 cm..
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.