Street view of Listowel dated 3rd April, 1824. A row of thatched houses is seen across the street. The scene includes two figures are by the door of the first building on the right, one standing, the other seated on a bench placed beneath an architectural feature resembling a niche. Near a cart with solid wheels a horse is being led in through a door. The upper part of Listowel Castle, with a pointed arch and imposing walls, looms up behind the houses, in the centre of the image.

Inscribed in Image

  • Caption within boundaries of image – Listowel / 3rd April 1824

Image Details

Genre Townscape
Technique Wash drawings
Subject(s) Antiquities and archaeological sites, Architecture, Cities and towns, Forts and fortifications
Geographical Location
  • Listowel Castle - Castle
  • Listowel - Town or city
  • Kerry - County
  • Munster - Province
Keywords(s) Archaeological sites, Buildings, Carts, Castles, Cottages, Doors & Doorways, Horses, Houses, People, Ruins
Colour Monochrome
Dimensions 16.6 cm x 9.5 cm
Published / created 1824

Bibliographical Details

Travel Account Journal of a tour in Kerry, Tipperary and Cork
Print or manuscript Manuscript
Location of image in copy p. 57
Source copy National Library of Ireland MS 49,527
Rights Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

Related text from travel account

Friday Ens. [April] 2nd – after hard driving arrived at Tarbert on the banks of the Shannon – a very pleasant drive & fine prospects. Mrs Mary McManus – the only Inn in the Town – very indifferent. No regular conveyance to Tralee – obliged to get out of bed to force a Driver into his seat. Weather clears up at Listowel – after pass 9 axle deep in Bog arrive at Tralee. [p. 1]