Antiquities of abbeys, castles, & c. & c. in Ireland Vol.I

by Austin Cooper
Bibliographic Details
Main Creator: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist
Summary:Early section of sketchbook contains drawings executed by Cooper in the summer of 1781 during his extensive tour of the province of Munster. Remaining drawings 1782-1785
Format: Prints & Drawings
Published / Created: 1782
Notes:A.D.C. inscribed l.r. on title page, probably by Austin Damer Cooper (1831-1900), of Drumnigh House, St. Doloughs, whose name and address appear inside the front cover. Possibly the same hand added in pencil: By Austin Cooper, F.S.A. Born Feb 1759, died at 4 Merrion Square N, 30 Augt 1830

The only complete watermarks throughout the whole volume are those with two letters [IW] or [JW]

Reverse calf leather binding with gilt red leather label on front cover

Physical description: 1 sketchbook (91 drawings) pen and wash 18.2 x 27.1 cm.

Citations/References: An eighteenth century antiquary : the sketches, notes and diaries of Austin Cooper (1759-1830) / Liam Price (ed.). - Dublin, 1942. Call number: IR 7941 C41

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