Ruins of the Priory of St: Wolstan, Co:y Kildare

A:C: Pinxt. 26th May 1782
Bibliographic Details
Main Creator: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist
Summary:Six different view of antiquities at St. Wolstan's near Celbridge, County Kildare, Ireland, including two gateways, a tower-house and a tall, thin stone tower, The six drawings are shown as if drawn each on a separate piece of paper
Format: Prints & Drawings
Published / Created: 26th May 1782, after earlier sketches by the artist executed on 6th May 1781 and 20th May 1782
Notes:From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. I

5 drawings on 1 sheet

Title inscribed in ink l.c. under image

Image within ink frame 12.6 x 18.6 cm. Watermark u.l. on sheet is part of a large shield, crowned

Physical description: 1 drawing image 12 x 18 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 page 108

Citations/References: "St. Wolstan's" / W.T. Kirkpatrick. - Journal of the County Kildare Archaelogical Society II (5) 1898 pages 282-288 with illustration on page 284 where further details of the plan may be found

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) 33
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Prints & Drawings