Cork River [River Lee] & Blackrock Castle from above the Glanmire Road.
[London], [J.Newman & Co.], c.1850. Original chalk lithograph mounted on carton / stiff paper. 33,3 cm x 21,5 cm. Closely cropped but in absolutely excellent condition without any foxing or spotting.
Shows the River Lee with Blackrock Castle prominently featuring in the distance, Paddle Steamers and sailing ships crossing. All in wonderfully romantic detail. A very rare artwork, documenting the change of the landscape in Cork and Blackrock during the early 19th century. Of utmost rarity and a “Must” for every collector of historical illustrations of County Cork.