[Tomb of Viscount Tarragh in St James Church, Dublin]

Artist(s) : Thomas Dineley (Draughtsman)

Sepia and red ink sketch of tomb of Thomas Preston, 3rd Viscount Tarragh, or Tara or Taragh, in St James Church, Dublin, with inscription.

Inscribed in Image

  • Text within boundaries of image – Thomas Lrd Viscount of TARRAGH deceased 6 July 1678 This Tombe is placed here by Dame Mary Warren Aunt to the Right Honourable / THE GENEROUS ILLUSTRIOUS THOMAS PRESTON Lrd VISC OF TARRAGH LIES UNDER THIS STONE. In the Prime of his youth about 21 This hopefull blossõ is cropt & gone.
  • Text outside of boundaries of image – He was killed by Sr Francis Blondell and his 2 brothers.

Image Details

Genre Scientific or Technical illustration
Technique Pen and ink drawings
Subject(s) Antiquities and archaeological sites
Geographical Location
  • St James' Church, Dublin - Named locality
  • Dublin - Town or city
  • Dublin - County
  • Leinster - Province
Keywords(s) Inscriptions, Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Colour Handcoloured
Dimensions 10.5 cm x 5.2 cm
Published / created 1681

Bibliographical Details

Travel Account Observations in a Voyage through the Kingdom of Ireland
Print or manuscript Manuscript
Location of image in copy p. 37
Source copy National Library of Ireland MS 392
Rights Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

Related text from travel account

St James hath besides the above monument of my Lord of Tarrah, this following […] [p. 37]
Tomb of Viscount Tarragh in St James Church, Dublin