Castle of Ballintobber, Co.y Roscommon

A Bigary delint. ; Jos. Turner pinxt. April 1794
Main Creator: Turner, Joseph Reverend ca. 1772-1835, artist
Contributors: Bigari, Angelo Maria
Summary:View of the 13th century castle built probably by the O'Conor Kings of Connacht at Ballintober, County Roscommon, Ireland. The view through the dilapidated entrance gate in the centre, and over the ruinous walls shows the large square interior of the castle flanked by walls
Published / Created: 1794
Notes:From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. II

Image within an ink frame 16.7 x 24.3 cm. Watermark u.l. on sheet is part of a large shield, crowned

This image is a copy of an original by Angelo Maria Bigari which is preserved in the Austin Cooper Collection as 2122 TX (3) 23

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

Physical description: 1 drawing image 16.1 x 23.9 cm., on sheet 18.3 x 26.7 cm.

Citations/References: Guide to the National and Historic Monuments of Ireland / Peter Harbison. - Dublin, 1992 page 282, with further references

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Coo 2122 TX (2) 37
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