Inscriptions on the Monument in the Abbey of Knockmoy, Co:y Galway. See pages 76 & 79

Wil:m Leeson delint. 1784 ; A:C: Pinxt. 19th. Sep:r 1784
Main Creator: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist
Contributors: Leeson, William
Summary:Two separate so-called "Black Letter" inscriptions on the north wall of the choir of Knockmoy Cistercian abbey, County Galway, Ireland. According to the Crawford article, reference and page numbers stated on the facing page, the inscription "[u]nder the Skeletons. No: 2, page 79" (see also 2122 TX (1) 79) is read as "Fuimus ut estis vos eritis ut sumus nos". This is translated as "We were as you are, you will be as we are"
Published / Created: 1784
Notes:From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. I

See 2122 TX (1) 73-76 and 78-79 for other illustrations of the same abbey

Inscribed in pencil on facing page, probably by Austin Damer Cooper (ca. 1875): Look up Crawford JRSAI xlix 77 8 9 + 90

Title inscribed in ink l.c. under image

Inscribed in ink u.c. on image: All that remains over the Monument, No:1, page 76

Inscribed in ink m.r. on image: N:B: The original of both these Inscripions of which these are half the Size; are in one Line

Inscribed in ink m.c. on image: Under the Skeletons, No: 2, page 79

Inscribed in ink l.r. on image: There this Inscriptn. is defaced in the Original for the space of 13 inches; then the following

Image within ink frame 15.3 x 23.5 cm. Watermark u.l. on sheet seems to be part of a shield

Physical description: 1 drawing image 14.8 x 23 cm., on sheet 18.3 x 26.7 cm.

Citations/References: The Mural Paintings and Inscriptions at Knockmoy Abbey / Henry S. Crawford. - Journ. Roy. Soc. Antiq. Ireland 49, 1919 pages 25-34

Credits:Attributed to Austin Cooper
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