23 September 1999,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 748
GBP 350 - GBP 450
BLARNEY CASTLE, CO. CORK, GREAT SOUTHERN RYS.
lithograph in colours, c.1930, printed by Hely's Limited, Dublin, minor defects, otherwise generally in excellent condition
40 x 24in. (102 x 61cm.)
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