Mr Hitchens in pursuit of nuggets

Artist(s) : Thomas Colville Scott (Draughtsman)

Portrait of two men in a two-wheeled horse cart.

Inscribed in Image

  • Caption outside of boundaries of image – Mr Hitchens in pursuit of nuggets

Image Details

Genre Portrait
Technique Pencil works
Subject(s) Transportation
Geographical Location
  • Kilbrickan - Named locality
  • Galway - County
  • Connaught - Province
Keywords(s) Carts, Coach drivers, Horses, Passengers
Colour Coloured
Dimensions 8.5 cm x 7.3 cm
Published / created 1853
Closely related image:
  • Swineford Car – This appears to be a copy of an engraving by Daniel Maclise entitled 'Swineford Car', in John Barrow's A Tour round Ireland (1836).

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. 77
Source copy National Library of Ireland MS 49525
Rights Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

Related text from travel account

The Mineral Engineer, who accompanied us today, returned to the ‘Halfway House’, to pursue his researches along the banks of Lough Corrib, as he saw no indications of Minerals here. Not being able to spare our Car, we commended him to the guidance of our talkative and most intelligent landlord, ‘Mr Maude’ and under his auspices, thus started – [pp. 76-77]
Mr Hitchens in pursuit of nuggets