The Round Tower of Clondalkin, Co. Dublin
Round tower by the side of a road flanked by a high wall and leading past several dwellings. In the foreground, a woman seated on the verge, near the entrance to a thatched cottage with smoke issuing from both chimneys, and another woman holding an infant in her arms. Further away, a cart and other figures. Trees on either side.
This print was incorporated by Miss Hammill (q.v.) in her diary of travels in Wales and Ireland (1828-1829). It appeared in G.N. Wright's Ireland Illustrated (1831), where it is inscribed ‘Fisher, Son & Co. London 1828’.
Rosalind M. Elmes and Michael Hewson, Catalogue of Irish topographical prints and original drawings (Dublin: Malton Press for the National Library of Ireland Society, 1975).
E. MacDowel Cosgrave, ‘A Contribution Towards a Catalogue of Nineteenth-Century Engravings of Dublin (Continued)', The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, Fifth series, vol. 37, no. 1 (March 31, 1907), 41-60.
George Newenham Wright, Ireland illustrated: from original drawings by Geo. Petrie, W.H. Bartlett, T.M. Baynes and others (London: H. Fisher, Son, and Jackson, 1831).
Inscribed in Image
G. Petrie Esq. R.H.A. / R. Brandard
Caption within boundaries of image –
The Round Tower of Clondalkin, Co. Dublin. Ireland.