Anchoret's Tower at Oughterard, Co.y Kildare

A.C: delint. 20 May 1782 ; A:C: Pinxt. 4th Mar:h 1785
Main Creator: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist
Summary:View of the Round Tower at Oughterard, County Kildare, Ireland, showing the door well above ground level and a break in the masonry (rather than a window) above
Published / Created: 4th March, 1785, after the artist's original sketch of 20th May, 1782
Notes:From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. I

One of 3 drawings on 1 sheet

Oval image within oval frame 7.7 x 5.6 cm. Watermark u.l. on sheet is part of a large shield, crowned

See also 2122 TX (1) 31(B) and 2122 TX (1) 31(C)

Title inscribed in ink l.l. under corresponding image

Physical description: 1 drawing oval image 7.1 x 5.1 cm., on sheet 18.2 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 pages 108-109

Citations/References: The Round Towers of Ireland / George Lennox Barrow. - Dublin 1979 pages 123-124

Credits:Attributed to Austin Cooper
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Coo 2122 TX (1) 31(A)
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