Irish Rubbings by Henry O'Neill
Rubbings from ancient sculptured and inscribed crosses in Ireland, made by Henry O'Neill, being the originals on which he based the plates in his The most Interesting of the Sculptured Crosses of Ancient Ireland (1857).
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Ireland a. 1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Top. Ireland a. 1-4
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13493
Biographical / Historical
Henry O'Neill (1798-1880), Irish antiquary. Details are given in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 31862-5.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The rubbings were purchased by the Library in 1895.
- Irish Rubbings by Henry O'Neill
- Emily Tarrant
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