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View of the effigy of a male figure ca. 1300 in Athassel, Austin Cooper

National Library of Ireland (Prints and Drawings)

Ref: Coo 2122 TX (1) 25

Type: Document

Date: 1781

Cooper, Austin, 1759-1830

View of the effigy of a male figure of ca. 1300 in the abbey of Athassel, County Tipperary, Ireland
From: Antiquities of Abbeys, Castles & c. & c. in Ireland, Vol. I

Title inscribed in ink l.c. on sheet under image

Watermark u.l. on sheet may be part of a shield with fleurs-de-lys

Drawn by Austin Cooper when he was touring the province of Munster in the summer of 1781 perhaps gathering money from area tax collectors, or working as a Paymaster to the Civil and Military Establishments

Physical description: 1 drawing image 14.9 x 4.4 cm., on sheet 18.2 x 26.5 cm.

Citations/References: An Historical Essay on the Dress of the Ancient & Modern Irish / Joseph Cooper Walker. - Dublin, 1788 Plate VI

Citations/References: Irish Medieval Figure Sculpture / John Hunt. - London, Dublin page 219, No. 219, with Plate 46

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