Pont de Cromwell, Glengariff

Artist(s) : William Henry Bartlett (Draughtsman), Joseph Clayton Bentley (Engraver)

View of Glengarriff river, looking out towards Bantry Bay. Two bridges to the right, one old and ruined, the other new. A small sailing boat by a jetty, another drawn up on land. Assorted figures, including men with creels and nets in the foreground. An island with a castle. Mountains, trees. Diffuse light.
Only one of the five arches shown in this engraving still survives.

Source:
Archaeological Survey of Ireland, at http://webgis.archaeology.ie/historicenvironment/, record no. CO104-016----. Consulted 01.07.2018.

Inscribed in Image

  • Signature – W.H. Bartlett / J.C. Bentley
  • Caption outside of boundaries of image – Pont de Cromwell, Glengariff.
  • Text outside of boundaries of image – Irlande au XIXe siècle.

Image Details

Genre Landscape
Technique Engravings
Subject(s) Architecture, Nature, Rural life
Geographical Location
  • Cromwell's Bridge, Glengarriff - Named locality
  • Cork - County
  • Munster - Province
Keywords(s) Baskets, Bays (Bodies of water), Boats, Bridges, Castles, Fishing, Hats, Headgear, Islands, Men, Mills, Mountains, Passengers, People, Rivers, Ruins, Seas, Trees, Women
Colour Monochrome
Published / created 1845

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Pont de Cromwell, Glengariff