Paysage, vue de la montagne du Pain de sucre, Bantry Bay

Artist(s) : William Henry Bartlett (Draughtsman), James Bayliss Allen (Engraver)

View of Bantry Bay from the summit of the Sugarloaf Mountain. Two figures in the centre foreground on a vertiginous peak, one clambering on hands and knees, the other upright, dramatically posed with a staff. Sheep grazing on nearby height, jagged mountains, calm bay to the right with islands and sailing boats.

Inscribed in Image

  • Signature – W.H. Bartlett / 20 / J.B. Allen
  • Caption within boundaries of image – Paysage, vue de la montagne du Pain de sucre, Bantry Bay
  • Text outside of boundaries of image – Irlande au XIXe siècle.

Image Details

Genre Landscape
Technique Engravings
Subject(s) Marines, Nature, Rural life
Geographical Location
  • Cork - County
  • Munster - Province
Keywords(s) Bays (Bodies of water), Castles, Hats, Headgear, Islands, Men, Mountains, Seas, Sheep
Colour Monochrome
Published / created 1845

Bibliographical Details

Travel Account L'Irlande au dix-neuvième siècle
Contributor(s)
Print or manuscript Print
Location of image in copy between pp. 78 and 79
Source copy Private collection. Contact Ireland Illustrated.
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Rights Private collection. Contact Ireland Illustrated.
Paysage, vue de la montagne du Pain de sucre, Bantry Bay