Pen and ink sketches of the monuments of the Molony and MacNamara families, in Quin Abbey, Co. Clare.
Inscribed in Image
|Genre||Scientific or Technical illustration|
|Technique||Pen and ink drawings|
|Subject(s)||Antiquities and archaeological sites|
|Keywords(s)||Crosses, Inscriptions, Tombs & sepulchral monuments|
|Dimensions||10.7 cm x 12.4 cm|
|Published / created||1681|
|Travel Account||Observations in a Voyage through the Kingdom of Ireland|
|Print or manuscript||Manuscript|
|Location of image in copy||p. 186|
|Source copy||National Library of Ireland MS 392|
|Rights||Courtesy of the National Library of Ieland|
Related text from travel account
|The Abbey was anciently of the Order of St Francis here are seen the ancient Vaults & Burial places of the Mac Namarras & the Molounys, and hither they are brought if they dye in the Kingdom to be interr’d with their Ancestors.
[p. 186] On the South side on ye Floor of the Abbatial Church of Quin-Barony is seen this monument.
[image of grave slab inscribed ‘THIS IS THE ANTIENT TUMBE OF RINENIA CDONOGH MNAMARRA’]
On the Rt hand of the Altar at the East end of the Abby Church of Quin is seen this monument of black marble of the MOLOUNYS Family very ancient.
Opposite to the last Monuments are seen the Remaines of that belonging to the ancient Family of the MACNAMARRAS. [pp. 184, 186]