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Blackrock Castle.
Blackrock Castle. Dedicated by permission to Councillor Hewitt, Vice Chairman of The Cork School of Design by His obedient servants, R. & W. Clarke.
R.L. Stopford, Del. T. Picken, Lith. Day & Son to the Queen.
[n.d. c. 1840.]
Lithograph. Printed area 310 x 410mm (12¼ x 16"). Maple framed. Unexamined out of maple frame.
Blackrock Castle, on the River Lee, just outside Cork, painted by Robert Lowe Stopford (1813-1898). Built in Elizabethan times to defend Cork, the castle has burned down twice, the last time in 1827. The scene here shows the castle as it was rebuilt in 1829 by architect George Richard Pain (1793-1838). It is now owned by Cork Corporation, and houses 'Ireland's first fully interactive astronomy centre'.
[Ref: 28647]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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The Evening Gun, Haulbowline.
The Evening Gun, Haulbowline. Dedicated by permission to Francis R. Leahy,, J.P. Shankiel House. by his obedient Servant Robert L. Stopford.
R. L. Stopford, del._T. Picken lith.
Day & Son, to The Queen.
Hand-coloured lithograph. Sheet: 445 x 335mm, (17½ x 13¼").
A view of the fortified island of Haulbowline in Cork Harbour off the coast of Ireland. A cannon is fired from a ship anchored off the coast of the island and several steam ships and small sailing boats sail by.
[Ref: 37195]   £420.00  

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