Castle of Listowel, Co.y Kerry

A:C: delint. 27th May 1781 ; Pinxt. 13th July
Main Creator: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist
Summary:View of Listowel Castle, Co. Kerry, Ireland, with its characteristic recessed entrance with an arch four storeys above it. On the bottom right is what is, apparently, an arrow pointing north. The castle still stands in ruins in the centre of Listowel
Published / Created: 1781
Notes:From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. I

Title inscribed in ink l.c. on sheet under image

Image in frame 11.5 x 12.4 cm

Drawn by Austin Cooper perhaps when he was touring the country gathering money from area tax collectors, or a Paymaster to the Civil and Military Establishments. Cooper drew the castle on an extensive tour of Munster during the summer of 1781

Physical description: 1 drawing image 11 x 12 cm., on sheet 18.2 x 27.1 cm.

Citations/References: Pococke's Tour of South and South-West Ireland / Padraig Ó Maidín. - Journ. Co. Cork Histor. and Archaeol. Soc. 54, 1959 page 44

Citations/References: Listowel and its Vicinity / J. Anthony Gaughin. - Cork, 1973 pages 47-57

As a digital copy of this item is available, the original will not be issued.
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Coo 2122 TX (1) 15
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