Château de Ross, Killarney

Artist(s) : William Henry Bartlett (Draughtsman), Charles Cousen (Engraver)

View of Ross Castle on the lakeshore near Killarney. A ruined towerhouse silhouetted against the sky to the left, with adjacent wall and other ruined structures. A calm lake with sailing boats, one ressembling a barge, and two rowing boats with awnings and passengers. Two figures with broad-brimmed hats on the foreshore. Wooded landscape to either side of the lake the lake. Backdrop of mountains rising above clouds to the right.

Inscribed in Image

  • Signature – W.H. Bartlett / C. Cousen.
  • Caption outside of boundaries of image – Château de Ross, Killarney.
  • Text outside of boundaries of image – Irlande au XIXe siècle.

Image Details

Genre Landscape
Technique Engravings
Subject(s) Architecture, Nature, Rural life, Transportation
Geographical Location
  • Ross Castle - Castle
  • Kerry - County
  • Munster - Province
Keywords(s) Boats, Buildings, Castles, Hats, Headgear, Lakes & ponds, Men, Mountains, Passengers, People, Towers, Trees, Windows
Colour Monochrome
Published / created 1845

Bibliographical Details

Travel Account L'Irlande au dix-neuvième siècle
Print or manuscript Print
Location of image in copy between pp. 82 and 83
Source copy Private collection. Contact Ireland Illustrated.
Rights Private Collection. Contact Ireland Illustrated.
Château de Ross, Killarney