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View of Croagh Patrick in the County of Mayo and Province of Connaught about 129 miles from Dublin, taken from the seashore, near Westport [...]

Date

ca. 1780-1800

Collective Title

Rambles thro' the county of Dublin and some others in Ireland

Collection

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From the Collection

Description

A view of Croagh Patrick from the seashore near Westport. A man is fishing by the shore, accompanied by a woman and a child; a lone boat is on the water.

Additional Description: Possibly a copy of a lost original which Beranger sketched on the spot on July 18th, 1779 during the course of a two-month-long antiquarian sketching tour of Connacht.
Citations/References: Beranger's Rambles in Ireland / with text by Peter Harbison. - Wordwell, 2004.
Original Accession: 3 C 31/6

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Image Credit

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From the Watercolour World

Location

Croagh Patrick, County Mayo, Republic of Ireland

Medium

Tww Comment

Taken from Westport House seat of the Earl of Altamont (Marquess of Sligo from 1800)