Plan & Section of Rathcroghan, Co.y Roscommon...

Main Creator: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830, artist.
Contributors: Beranger, Gabriel, ca. 1729-1817, artist
Summary:Plan and section of the great mound on the plain at Rathcroghan, County Roscommon, Ireland.
Published / Created: [ca. 1796-1799]
Notes:Inscribed in ink after title: ...Where the Kings of Connaught were inaugurated & where they kept their Provincial Assemblies. GB delin. 4 miles from Ballynagar, Barony of Ballintober. The Mount is composed of earth covered with fine Grass. the [sic] Kings encamped round about & kept their Assembley on top.

Title inscribed in ink l.c.

Watermark m.c. is A Blackwell 1796.

Physical description: 1 drawing : pen & wash ; 24 x 20 cm.

Citations/References: Guide to the National and Historic Monuments of Ireland / Peter Harbison. - Dublin, 1992 pages 283-4 with brief bibliography

Credits:Attributed to Austin Cooper (1759-1830) after the original drawing by Gabriel Beranger (ca. 1730-1817) who visited the site on August 3rd, 1779.
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