View at Mount-Usher, near Newrath Bridge

Artist(s) : George Petrie (Draughtsman), John Greig (Engraver)

A scenic view of Mount Usher, near Newrath Bridge. It features a small river, a simple wooden footbridge, one male figure, and the gable end of a thatched building, in a hollow surrounded by trees, against a background of hilly countryside.

This print, produced for Thomas Cromwell's Excursions in Ireland. Province of Leinster (1820), was included by Miss Hammill in the manuscript diary of her travels in Wales and Ireland (1828-1829).

Inscribed in Image

  • Signature – Engraved by J. Greig, from a Drawing by Geo. Petrie, for the Excursions through Ireland.
  • Caption outside of boundaries of image – View at Mount-Usher, near Newrath Bridge Co. of Wicklow.

Image Details

Genre Landscape
Technique Copperplates
Subject(s) Nature
Geographical Location
  • Mount Usher - Named locality - Near Rathnew.
  • Wicklow - County
  • Leinster - Province
Keywords(s) Bridges, Headgear, Hills, Houses, Men, Rivers, Trees
Colour Monochrome
Dimensions 8.8 cm x 6.3 cm
Published / created 1820

Bibliographical Details

Travel Account Diary of travels in Wales and Ireland
Print or manuscript Manuscript
Location of image in copy opp. p. 34
Source copy National Library of Ireland MS 34,290/1
Alternative source

This is a link to a digital copy hosted by an external website.
Rights Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland
View at Mount-Usher, near Newrath Bridge