Round Towers [sic] at Cloyne, Co.y Cork

AC: delint. 8th June 1781 ; Pinxt. 30th Nov.r 1784
Main Creator: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist
Summary:View of the Round Tower at Cloyne, Co. Cork, Ireland, with external walk-way at ground level, and ivied battlements on top
Published / Created: 30th November, 1784, after the artist's original drawing of 8th June, 1781
Notes:From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. I

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

Drawing 2122 TX (1) 16(B) to right of 2122 TX (1) 16(A)

Image in oval frame 12.6 x 10.7 cm. Watermark is part of a large shield, crowned, on u.l. sheet

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 on left-hand side of sheet oval image 12 x 10.3 cm., on sheet 18.2 x 27.1 cm.

Citations/References: The Round Towers of Ireland / George Lennox Barrow. - Dublin, 1979 pages 67-69

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