Ballybunnian

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

View of Ballybunion from a clifftop. A ruined castle silhouetted against sea and sky. Several large thatched buildings by the shore on the right, others higher up on the left, including one with three storeys. Numerous people walking on the beach or in the surf. In the foreground, sheep and three young men, one apparently climbing the face of the cliff. Further along the path, a woman and child, and three other figures, one with stick and arms upraised.

Inscribed in Image

  • Signature – W.H. Bartlett. / J. Cousen.
  • Caption outside of boundaries of image – Ballybunnian
  • Text outside of boundaries of image – Irlande au XIXe siècle

Image Details

Genre Landscape
Technique Engravings
Subject(s) Marines, Nature, Rural life
Geographical Location
  • Ballybunion - Town or city
  • Kerry - County
  • Munster - Province
Keywords(s) Boats, Castles, Children, Cliffs, Dogs, Houses, Men, People, Rock formations, Ruins, Seas, Sheep, Sports & recreation, Women
Colour Monochrome
Published / created 1845

Bibliographical Details

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Rights Private collection. Contact Ireland Illustrated.
Ballybunnian