Castle of Cloyne, Co.y Cork

AC: delint. 8th June 1781 ; Pinxt. 17th July
Bibliographic Details
Main Creator: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist
Summary:View of the small, urban tower-house in Cloyne, County Cork, Ireland, flanked by small thatched dwellings on either side. A small arrow in the bottom left-hand corner points northwards
Format: Prints & Drawings
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 10.8 x 9.8 cm. Watermark u.l. on sheet is possibly WHATMAN

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 10.2 x 9.2 cm., on sheet 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 plate 26 (left)

Citations/References: Some of the History of the Castell [sic] of Cloyne and See Demessne of Cloyne / Horace T. Fleming. - Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society 9 , 1903 pages 310-312

As a digital copy of this item is available, the original will not be issued.
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Coo 2122 TX (1) 17
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Prints & Drawings