Antique Print, Light-house Howth, 1842 – KittyPrint

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Antique Print, Light-house Howth, 1842

Regular price £28.00 Sale

South-wall Light-house with Howth hill in the distance.
It was first built in about 1667 by Sir Robert Reading, as the area was the scene of a number of shipwrecks.
This engraving shows fishermen tending their nets. There are sailing ships and a paddle steamer in the distance.This is an illustration by W.H.Bartlett taken on the spot, and engraved byJ.C.Bentley,from " Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland"
Published by George Virtue, 1842.

Size 27 x 20 cm. Condition Good.


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