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View from the south-west of the early thirteenth-century abbey of Knockmoy (Austin Cooper)

National Library of Ireland (Prints and Drawings)

Ref: Coo 2122 TX (1) 74

Type: Document

Date: Published 12 September 1784

Main Author: Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830
Contributors: Leeson, William

View from the south-west of the early thirteenth-century abbey of Knockmoy, County Galway, Ireland. This image shows on the left, the west wall with doorway and window above it, then, further to the right, the nave arcade and the south transept, with the high night-stairs doorway. The buildings further to the right are not easy to harmonise with those shown in drawing 2122 TX (1) 73
From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. 1

See 2122 TX (1) 73 and 75-79 for other illustrations of the same abbey

Title inscribed in ink l.c. on sheet

Inscribed in ink under title: Copied these Views & C of this Abbey from the Original in the Possession of Col:l Vallancey

Image within an ink frame 10.3 x 19 cm. Watermark u.l. on sheet is probably ATMAN, part of the name Whatman

Physical description: 1 drawing image 9.8 x 18.5 cm., on sheet 18.3 x 26.7 cm.

Citations/References: The Cistercian Monasteries of Ireland / Roger Stalley. - New Haven/London, 1987 passim

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