A S.E. View of Killenure Castle [&c?], Co,y Tipperary

A.C. delint 15th Aug.t 1793 ; Pinxt. 29th Aug.t 1793
Main Creator: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist
Summary:View of the old Killenure Castle, County Tipperary, Ireland, showing a rectangular castle with round bastions on each corner, a string course above the ground and second floors, gables with chimneys. This building dates probably from late Elizabethan era. On the right is a modest single storey house, with steps leading up to the door. This is where the family obviously lived
Published / Created: 29th August 1793
Notes:From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. II

Image within an ink frame 11.4 x 17.9 cm. Traces of watermark u.l. on sheet

Title inscribed in ink l.c. on sheet under image

This is the castle where Austin Cooper was born in February 1759, his father having bought the property after he became Registrar of the Diocese of Cashel in 1746

Physical description: 1 drawing image 10.8 x 17.3 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. - Dublin, 1942 page 4 with Plate 19

Citations/References: Burke's Guide to Country Houses, Vol. I. Ireland / Mark Bence Jones. - London, 1798 page 170

Citations/References: The Watercolours of Ireland / Anne Crookshank and the Knight of Glin. - London, 1994 page 37, Fig. 34 (wrongly said to be in The Royal Irish Academy)

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Coo 2122 TX (2) 26
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