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Printed and manuscript maps, prints and views of 22 seventeenth-century wars

Anonymous

Siege of Limerick, 1651

La Carte de Limerick / Et des ouvrages autour / [?ayam] 7 mille de / Circuit, / Etam assiegée par / son Excellence henry / Ireton Ecuyer lieut / seig.r deputé gnal / d’Irlande le 3.e juin / 1651. et prise le 29.e...

Ink on paper | 29.6 x 19.0 cm (sheet) | RCIN 723094.b

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A piece of scrap paper on which is written, in French, a translation of the title and key [nos 1-70] of William Webb's map of Limerick at RCIN 723094.a.

  • Anonymous (author)

  • Watermark: The letter R

     

  • 29.6 x 19.0 cm (sheet)

  • Printed title:

    La Carte de Limerick / Et des ouvrages autour / [?ayam] 7 mille de / Circuit, / Etam assiegée par / son Excellence henry / Ireton Ecuyer lieut / seig.r deputé gnal / d’Irlande le 3.e juin / 1651. et prise le 29.e / d’Octobre [?]; [at end of text:] descrito par Guill. / Webb Ing.r. [at right column]

    Annotations:

    (Recto) [top right, black pencil, in a Georgian hand:] III/94 a. (Verso) calculations in ink.

    George III catalogue entry:

    Limerick The Mappe of Limerick and of the Works about it, 7 miles in compas, it being be-leaguerd by His Ex. Henry Ireton Esq. L. Deputy Gen.ll of Ireland, June the 3.d 1651 and taken in the 29.th of October following: described by Will.m Webb Ing.r drawn on vellum.

  • From the collection of military and naval maps and prints formed by George III (1738-1820)

  • Subject(s)

    Limerick, Munster, Ireland (52°39ʹ53ʺN 08°37ʹ23ʺW)

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