[Monument of Elizabeth Hartstongue]

Artist(s) : Thomas Dineley (Draughtsman)

Drawing of a monument dedicated to Elizabeth Hartstongue, by her husband Standish Hartstongue, Esquire. It takes the form of a mural plaque with inscription flanked by two square pillars topped by obelisks. The central section is surmounted by an arch, culminating in a heart.

Inscribed in Image

  • Text within boundaries of image –
    THIS SMAL MONUMENT WAS ERECTED BY STANDISH HARSTONGUE ESQr RECORDER OF THIS CITY IN MEMORY OF HIS WIFE ELIZABET

Image Details

Genre Scientific or Technical illustration
Technique Pen and ink drawings
Subject(s) Antiquities and archaeological sites, Architecture
Geographical Location
  • St Mary's Cathedral, Limerick - Named locality
  • Limerick - Town or city
  • Limerick - County
  • Munster - Province
Keywords(s) Inscriptions, Monuments & memorials, Sculpture
Colour Monochrome
Dimensions 3.4 cm x 4.5 cm
Published / created 1681

Bibliographical Details

Travel Account Observations in a Voyage through the Kingdom of Ireland
Contributor(s)
Print or manuscript Manuscript
Location of image in copy p. 132
Source copy National Library of Ireland MS 392
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Rights Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

Related text from travel account

The Moument upon the late Recorder of Limericks Lady is of black marble with an inscripcon of Roman Capitall Letters in Gold as on the other side this leafe. (Note this Hartstongue in now one of the Barons of His Maties Excheqr of this Kingdome)
[p. 132] [image: Monument of Elizabeth Hartstongue]
This small Monument was erected by Standish Hartstongue Esqr Recorder of this city, in memory of his dear wife Elizabeth daughter of Francis Jermy of Gunton in the county of Norfolke Esqr by Alice his wife ye Daughter of Sr Anthony Irby of Boston Knt, who died the 5th of July M D C LXIII and lieth buried in this Church who had Issue eleven Children whereof seven are now living. M.DC.LXXVII. [pp. 131-132]
Monument of Elizabeth Hartstongue