Click here to skip to content

A View of the old Castle of Cork in Cork Harbour

A  View of the old Castle of Cork in Cork Harbour

Artist: Unknown

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1700

Shelfmark: Ktop LII

Item number: 9.c

Genre: Topographical Drawing

View of the old Castle of Cork; sometimes known as Corkbeg Fort or Prince Rupert’s Tower. The tower stood high on the cliffs above Cork Harbour in Ireland. The original building on the site dates from c.1600 and was constructed by Roches. Prince Rupert, after whom the tower was named, was the nephew of King Charles I and was in command of a squadron of ships which operated off the south west coast of Cork.

Search within this collection

Elsewhere on our websites

Newsletter

Latest events - register free online

Mobile app

For iPhone, iPad and Android

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Report a Concern

What is the nature of your concern?

Email link to a friend

Write a brief note to accompany the email

Your friend's email address: