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Plan of the Abby [sic] at Athenry Co. of Galway G.B. delt.

National Library of Ireland

Ref: Coo 2122 TX (92)

Type: Document

Date: [ca. 1779].

Beranger, Gabriel, ca. 1729-1817, artist
Plan of the thirteenth-century priory of SS. Peter and Paul in the town of Athenry, County Galway, Ireland.
Title inscribed in ink l.c.

Scale of feet inscribed in pencil l.c.

Inscribed in ink on verso: N 44 B.

Watermark is a crowned circular medallion enclosing a shield quartered, with a harp on the lower right. Beneath it are the letters "JS".

Physical description: 1 drawing : pen & wash ; 30.4 x 18.8 cm.
Attributed to Gabriel Beranger (1729-1817), who made a drawing of the abbey on July 29th, 1779. This is probably a worked-up version of the original drawing which might be lost.

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