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    Sale 7813

    Glin Castle - A Knight in Ireland

    7 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 127

    Circle of James Howard Burgess (1817-1890)

    View of Newry, Co. Down

    Price Realised  

    Circle of James Howard Burgess (1817-1890)
    View of Newry, Co. Down
    dated '15. May 1849.' (lower left)
    pencil and brown wash heightened with touches of white on grey paper
    10¾ x 14½ in. (27.3 x 36.8 cm.)


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    The town of Newry was founded in 1144 alongside a Cistercian monastery and is one of Northern Ireland's oldest towns. In 1742 the Newry Canal opened and by 1777 Newry was the fourth largest port in Ireland.

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    Literature

    Laffan, Painting Ireland, 2006, pp. 145-6, pl. 99.