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Letter from Aquilla Smith to James Graves, including a sketch of bronze figure, Aghaboe

Royal Irish Academy Manuscripts

Ref: 24 O 39/JG/164

Type: Document

Date: 23 February 1847, 19 January 1849 - 22 October 1850

1850
Smith encloses a full-size sketch of 'the bronze figure of St. Canice' [extant] said to have been found at Aghaboe in Queen's County. He makes arrangements to have the figure, which appears to have been fastened to a shrine, engraved.

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