The Abbey of Multifernam [Multyfarnham], Co. of Westmeath

Main Creator: Bigari, Angelo Maria
Summary:View from the south-west of the ruins of the Franciscan friary at Multyfarnham, County Westmeath, Ireland, showing the tower dominating the crossing and the three well-preserved reticulated windows in the church. The church was re-roofed in the 1970's.
Published / Created: [ca. 1779].
Notes:Drawing within ink frame 16.7 x 24.2 cm.

Engraving based on this drawing to be found as Plate 121 of Volume I of Francis Grose's "Antiquities of Ireland", but with the addition of certain figures on the left.

From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles, & Towers in Ireland / assembled by Austin Cooper in 1875 (page 31).

Image pasted onto sheet.

Inscribed in ink u.c. on sheet: Founded AD 1256 by W Delamer.

Title inscribed in ink l.c.

Physical description: 1 drawing : image 16.3 x 23.8 cm., on paper 18.6 x 26.6 cm., mounted on sheet 24.4 x 29.1 cm.

Citations/References: Franciscan Abbey of Multyfarnham / Terence O'Donnell. - Multifarnham, 1951

Credits:Attributed to Angelo Maria Bigari (fl. 1772-1779).
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Coo 2122 TX (3) 31
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