Pencil drawing of Lynch's Castle in Galway, with elaborate masonry features. There are people walking or standing in the street in front of the building. A man trundles a small handcart or barrow from right to left.
Tim Robinson notes that the image was copied from an engraving in Mr and Mrs S.C. Hall’s Ireland: its Scenery, Character, &c., Vol. III (London, 1843).
Source: Connemara after the Famine: Journal of a Survey of the Martin Estate, 1853 by Thomas Colville Scott. Edited & Introduced by Tim Robinson (Dublin: Lilliput Press, 1995), p. 94.
Inscribed in Image
|Subject(s)||Antiquities and archaeological sites, Architecture, Cities and towns|
|Dimensions||7 cm x 8 cm|
|Published / created||1853|
|Travel Account||Ireland: Journal of a visit to Connemara|
|Note||Thomas Colville Scott|
|Print or manuscript||Manuscript|
|Location of image in copy||[par1]v|
|Source copy||National Library of Ireland MS 49525|
|Rights||Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland|
Related text from travel account
|Put up at the ‘Railway Hotel’, a gigantic building, just opened to the public. In the afternoon, walked round the town, which contains some fine Squares, many good houses, with a dense, and to infer from the crowded state of the streets, an idle population. [p. 4]|