A S:W: View of the Friary at Callan, Co;y Kilkenny

A:C: delint. 28th. June 1784 ; Pinxt. 25th. July
Bibliographic Details
Main Creator: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist
Summary:View of the ruins of the Augustinian Friary at Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland, showing the long halled church with west doorway and window above, the central tower and a buttress supporting the east gable. A farmer is seen in the foreground with a spade or sleagh over his shoulder. On the far right is the fragment of a wall of a building which could have been one of the former domestic buildings, now disappeared
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 an ink frame 10 x 13.9 cm. Watermark u.l. on sheet is part of a large crowned shield

There is mention of Austin Cooper's visit to Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland, on the facing page for 2122 TX (1) 69. In the inscription on that page in ink, it states: "[...] 27th [June] rested at Clonmel. 28th Left with a party of same Regiment and went on to Callan. 29th Left Callan early, breakfasted at Kilkenny where I remained..."

Physical description: 1 drawing image 9.4 x 13.4 cm., on sheet 18.3 x 26.6 cm.

Citations/References: Irish Churches and Monastic Buildings, Vol. III / H.G. Leask. - Dundalk, 1960 pages 83-85

Citations/References: Medieval Religious Houses, Ireland / Aubrey Gwynn and R.N. Hadcock. - London, 1970 page 297

Citations/References: The Churches of Callan, Ancient & Modern / Thomas Skelly. - Transactions of the Ossory Archaeological Society Vol. I, 1874-1879 pages 294-301

Citations/References: Callan / E.R. Walsh. - Old Kilkenny Review 5, 1952 pages 16-22

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) 71
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