To the Rt. Hon.ble Wm. St. Lawrence, Lord Baron of Hoth [Howth] in ye County of Dublin.
This view of Hoth [Howth] &c. is humbly dedicated to his Lordship by his most obedient servant Wm Jones. /
Painted by Wm Jones, Dublin 1745. Engraved by Giles King 1745.
|Main Creator:||Jones, William, active 1726-1747, artist|
Dublin Bay looking towards the hill of Howth, engraved by Giles King and dedicated to William St. Lawrence, 14th Baron Howth (1688-1748), whose house can be seen on the left side of Howth on the horizon [based on original painting of 1745 by William Jones, (Irish painter, active 1726, died 1747)]. Title lettered underneath image with key engraved underneath, corresponding with fifteen numbered locations present within the engraved image: 1. Ringsend. 2. Irish Town 3. South Wall 4. North Wall. 5. Clontarf Island 6. Pool Beg 7. Sheds of Clontarf 8. Clontarf 9. Howth 10. Lord Howth’s House 11. Maiden Tower 12. Light House 13. Ireland's Eye 14. Land Bay 14. [sic, 15]. Dublin Bay
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London : Printed for John Bowles, Cornhill, 1745.
Formerly at call number PD 4564 TC.
Physical description: 1 print : stipple engraving ; image 45 x 36.1 cm., plate mark 37.5 x 47.1 cm., sheet 50.1 x 35.4
Citations/References: Anne Crookshank and the Knight of Glin, 'The Painters of Ireland c. 1660-1920' p. 62, ills. pl. 46.
Attributed to Giles King, after an original painting by William Jones.
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.