Anchorets towers at Old Kilcullen

A:C: delint. 15th Augt. 1782 ; Pinxt. 22d. Sept. 1785
Main Creator: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist
Summary:View of the Round Tower at Old Kilcullen, County Kildare, Ireland, showing the top portion - now largely disappeared - covered in ivy, with a door well above ground on the right-hand side
Published / Created: 22nd September, 1785, after artist's own original of 15th August, 1782
Notes:From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. I

Image within ink frame 11 x 18 cm

One of 3 drawings on 1 sheet

See also 2122 TX (1) 34(A) and 34(B)

Title inscribed in ink u.l. and u.r. on sheet and l.r. under corresponding image

Austin Cooper visited Old Kilcullen during a visit to County Kildare on August 15th, 1782 as noted in his diary for that date (NLI Ms. Acc. 4841, Kildare, Carlow, Queen's County etc., 1782, pages 17-18)

Physical description: 1 drawing Irregular octagon image 9.9 x 5.8 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 92

Citations/References: Old Kilcullen / Margaret Stoker. - Journal County Kildare Archaeological Society Vol. II (7), 1899 pages 430-446

Citations/References: The Round Towers of Ireland / George Lennox Barrow. - Dublin, 1979 pages 116-117

Credits:Attributed to Austin Cooper
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Coo 2122 TX (1) 34(C)
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