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The new description of the Cittie of Waterford with the new fortifications there. Also the fort of the rock, the tree course of the river; the new worke at the passage, and of the fortifications at Duncannon Public Deposited

The new description of the Cittie of Waterford with the new fortifications there. Also the fort of the rock, the tree course of the river; the new worke at the passage, and of the fortifications at Duncannon

Alternative title
  • Hardiman atlas
  • The new description of the City of Waterford with the new fortifications there ...
Shelf Mark/Reference Number
  • IE TCD MS 1209/64
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  • Copyright The Board of Trinity College Dublin. Images are available for single-use academic application only. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin.
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Date Created
  • between approximately 1560-1620
Physical extent
  • 61
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Abstract
  • IE TCD MS 1209/64, 'The new description of the Cittie of Waterford with the new fortifications there. Also the fort of the rock, the trew course of the river; the new worke at the passage, and of the fortifications at Duncannon, erected in 1591', by Francis Jobson. 'Erected in 1591' by Francis Jobson [must be a copy as it is not in Jobson's hand, according to note by William O'Sullivan]. Shows Waterford city, the mouth of the Suir, the area of Tramore, Passage East, and Dunmore east, Hook Head, Ballyhack, Peltowne, Temple Peltowne, Duncannon island fort, ffether [on Sea], Great Island in the Barrow [the Barrow is not named], Little island near Waterford city in the Suir), Temple Kilnivrine in Co Kilkenny. Elaborate unfinished colophon on bottom left shows a scale and author-claim: ffranciscus Jobsonn descripsit 1591. Another colophon in upper right has nine-line inscription ending in: 'fort erected in Duncannon in Anno 1591'. Crowned coat of arms in upper left.
Bibliography
  • The Hook part of this map (the lower two-thirds of the right half) is published in FHA Aalen, Kevin Whelan and Matthew Stout, Atlas of the Irish rural landscape (Cork: Cork University Press, 1997) p 270.
Collection title
  • Hardiman atlas
Provenance
  • Collected by George Carew, Lord President of Munster at the beginning of the 17th century. Presented to the Library of Trinity College Dublin in the late 1700s.
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Medium
  • ink
Support
  • paper (fiber product)
Culture
  • Irish
Digital Object Id
  • MS1209_075
Source
  • 0046544

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