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Foure Abbey, Westmeath

Royal Irish Academy Prints and Drawings

Ref: 3 C 40/34

Type: Document

Date: 1806, 4 July

Artist: Hoare, Richard Colt, Sir, (1758-1838)
27 x 34 cm.
A panoramic view of the ruins of the abbey.
Pencil and watercolour.
In bound volume of drawings labelled "Sir Richard Colt Hoare (1758-1838) 104 drawings illustrating his tour in Ireland in 1806".
On spine: Views in Ireland.
Volume contains list of contents by Hoare.
Partially obliterated pencilled text in Latin on verso of this page. The text appears to be taken from a cross, which is described as having "a figure one each side, figure of hermit on right." There is a very feint drawing of the figures and the signature Westmeath 1880.

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