Castle of Urlingford, Co:y Kilkenny

A:C: delint. 26th June 1781 ; Pinxt 22d. July
Bibliographic Details
Main Creator: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist
Summary:View of a 16th-centuryt (?) tower-house at Urlingford, County Tipperary, Ireland, showing the tower in the centre, with a lower entrance building to the left and possibly the remains of the old church to the right, as mentioned by Cooper in this diary for 26th June, 1781 (NLI Ms. Acc. 4841, Munster 1781, page 34)
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 within an ink frame 8.9 x 11.1 cm. Watermark u.l. on sheet is part of a shield with fleur-de-lys

Drawn by Austin Cooper when he was touring the province of Munster in the summer of 1781 perhaps gathering money from area tax collectors, or working as a Paymaster to the Civil and Military Establishments

Physical description: 1 drawing image 7.7 x 9.7 cm., on sheet 18.1 x 26.5 cm.

Citations/References: An Eighteenth Century Antiquary : The Sketches, Notes and Diaries of Austin Cooper (1759-1830) / Liam Price (ed.). - Dublin 1942 page 26 with Plate 7, right

Credits:Attributed to Austin Cooper
As a digital copy of this item is available, the original will not be issued.
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Coo 2122 TX (1) 26
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