A W: View of Cloghleagh Castle, Co:y Cork

A:C: delint. 25th. June 1784 ; Pinxt. 22d: July
Bibliographic Details
Main Creator: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist
Summary:View of the ruins of Cloghleagh Castle, now in the grounds of Moore Park, near Kilworth, County Cork, Ireland. The tower is situated on a hill and within a bawn wall, behind which the door of the tower can just be seen. In the foreground is a coach and four, followed by three men with muskets
Format: Prints & Drawings
Published / Created: 1784
Notes:From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. I

Title inscribed in ink l.c. on sheet

Image within a circular ink frame diam. 13 cm. Watermark u.l. on sheet appears to bear the letters ATMAN presumably for J Whatman

On the facing page, A.D.C. (presumably Austin Damer Cooper) added the following note in ink which explains the coach and four at the bottom of the picture: "The view on the adjoining page represents Austin Cooper on one of his annual tours as Military Paymaster to the Government - travelling in a chaise, and escorted by a party of the 10th and 26th Foot..."

Physical description: 1 drawing diam. image 12.6 cm. cm., on sheet 18.3 x 26.7 cm.

Citations/References: An Eighteenth Century Antiquary : The Sketches, Notes and Diaries of Austin Cooper (1759-1830) / Liam Price (ed.). - Dublin 1942 Plate 28

Citations/References: The Castles of County Cork / James N. Healy. - Cork/Dublin, 1988 pages 404-405

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) 69
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