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IRISH ARTISTS & ILLUSTRATION 1830-1930

Caption: Ross Castle

Caption:
Ross Castle
Artist:
Petrie, George
Materials:
Paper (fiber material), Ink
Techniques:
Engraving
Engraver:
Barber, Thomas
Author:
Wright, George Newenham
Title of Publication:
A guide to the Lakes of Killarney
Publisher:
Baldwin, Cradock and Joy
Publication place:
London
Publication date:
1821
Note on artwork:
This finely detailed engraving depicts Ross Castle which was built in the late 15th century and is located on the shores of Lough Leane, Killarney, County Kerry. The area is now designated as part of a national park.
References:
ONDB online, DIB online, Grove Art online, Strickland. Neither of the first two is accurate in all details. P. Murray, George Petrie (1790-1866): the rediscovery of Ireland's past, Kinsale, 2004.


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