Ballynakill harbour

Artist(s) : Thomas Colville Scott (Draughtsman)

View of Ballynakill bay. Six boats with sails are visible in the water. A ruin stands on the rocky shore on the right-hand side of the picture. Mountains stretch along the background.

Image Details

Genre Landscape
Technique Pencil works
Subject(s) Marines, Nature
Geographical Location
  • Ballynakill - Village
  • Galway - County
  • Connaught - Province
Keywords(s) Boats, Mountains, Ruins, Seas
Colour Monochrome
Dimensions 6 cm x 11 cm
Published / created 1853

Bibliographical Details

Travel Account Ireland: Journal of a visit to Connemara
Note Thomas Colville Scott
Print or manuscript Manuscript
Location of image in copy p. 17
Source copy National Library of Ireland MS 49525
Rights Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

Related text from travel account

There is a splendid view of ‘Ballynakill harbour’ from this spot and also a charming glimpse of ‘Cleggan Bay’ and its breakers. [p. 17]
Ballynakill harbour