Cloysters and Yew at Muckross Abbey

Artist(s) : George Augustus Montgomery (Draughtsman)

Interior of the cloisters of Muckross Abbey. A vast yew tree at the centre of the cloister dominates the image.

Inscribed in Image

  • Caption outside of boundaries of image – Cloyster & Yew at Mucross Abbey. Killarney

Image Details

Genre Landscape
Technique Wash drawings
Subject(s) Antiquities and archaeological sites, Architecture, Nature
Geographical Location
  • Muckross Abbey - Named locality
  • Kerry - County
  • Munster - Province
Keywords(s) Archaeological sites, Buildings, Trees
Colour Handcoloured
Dimensions 5.5cm x 11cm
Published / created 1826

Bibliographical Details

Travel Account Posting and Turnpikes
Note George Augustus Montgomery
Print or manuscript Manuscript
Location of image in copy p. 43
Source copy National Library of Ireland Ms. 1432
Alternative source

This is a link to a digital copy hosted by an external website.
Rights Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

Related text from travel account

JULY 10. / Bill at Cork. £3 s8 d6 / Cork to Macroom. Horses £2 s2 / Boys. S9 / T.G. s2 d6. s2 d6. s5. / £7 s5 d6 / Macroom to Mill Street / Horses & Boys £1 s5 / T.G. s2 d6 . s2. s4 d6 / Mill Street to Killarney / Horses & boys £2 s5. [pp. 42-43]
Cloysters and Yew at Muckross Abbey