[Monument of Thomas Parys in St Mary’s Church, Youghal]

Artist(s) : Thomas Dineley (Draughtsman)

Sepia and red ink wash drawing of the sepulchral monument of Thomas Parys in St Mary’s Church, Youghall. A sculpture representing the deceased in high-relief is laying on the sepulchre, with his head resting upon a pillow and a dove in his hands.

Image Details

Genre Scientific or Technical illustration
Technique Wash drawings
Subject(s) Antiquities and archaeological sites
Geographical Location
  • St Mary's Collegiate Church, Youghal - Named locality
  • Youghal - Town or city
  • Cork - County
  • Munster - Province
Keywords(s) Archaeological sites, Birds, Men, People, Sculpture, Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Colour Handcoloured
Dimensions 8 cm x 6.3 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. 228
Source copy National Library of Ireland MS 392
Rights Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

Related text from travel account

This following is of the aforemenctioned THOMAS PARYS in the same chapel without Inscription, holding a Pigeon in his hand. Which because it hath nothing of a Warrior about it, Irather took it for the figure of a Monk in hid weeds, and the bird to represent the holy Ghost than no believe the groundles tradition of the Townsmen. [p. 228]
Monument of Thomas Parys in St Mary’s Church, Youghal