<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

IIIF Actions
Robertson, William, architect

The Itinerarium Hibernicum. Part I : being a topographical survey of the county of Kilkenny / by W. Robertson.

[London] : Published for the author, by J. Taylor, at the Architectural Library, High Holborn, London, 1816.
Physical Description:
[23] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 35 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA995.K5 R63 1816+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
View by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Consists of 23 aquatint engravings, without title page or text.
Printed cover title, featuring a large wood-engraved vignette. Signed: Moyes, printer, London.
British Art Center copy, featuring a large presentation bookplate to the Marquis of Ormonde, may be a unique copy. The work may have served as the basis of James George Robertson's Antiquities and scenery of the county of Kilkenny (Kilkenny, 1851).
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in three-quarter red morocco. Original wrappers used as front and back covers. Dedication copy. Large presentation plate of gold stamped morocco on inside of front cover reads: The Most Noble the Marquis of Ormond (sic) & Ossory. Each engraving is interleaved with three blank leaves.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- Ireland -- Kilkenny.
Kilkenny (Ireland : County) -- Pictorial works.
Landscapes -- Ireland.
Ormonde, Marquis of -- Provenance.
Taylor, J. -- Publisher.
Presentation copies (Provenance)
Aquatints -- 1816.
Wood engravings -- 1816.

  • View of the lawn from of Kilkenny Castle
  • View of John's Priory
  • View into the east transept of Graigue Abbey
  • View into the choir of Graigue Abbey
  • View of Jerpoint Abbey from the east
  • View of Grennan Castle
  • View of Gowran Church
  • View of the West Front of Jerpoint Abbey
  • View of Kilfane
  • View of the Church Callan
  • View of Sheestown House
  • View of the village of Ennistrogue
  • Green's Bridge
  • View of the merino manufactory on the Kings River
  • View of Burnt Church Castle
  • View of Ballyduffe House
  • View of Castle Town House
  • View of Ennistrogue Priory
  • View of Evans' Turrett & Cathedral
  • Interior view, looking eastward, of Jerpoint Abbey
  • View of John's Bridge and the castle
  • View of the mills and Franciscan abbey
  • View of the ruins at Kells (double leaves).

If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.