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A Prospect of Kilmore Fort and the River up to London Derry

A Prospect of Kilmore Fort and the River up to London Derry

Artist: Unknown

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1700

Shelfmark: Ktop LII

Item number: 45

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

View of Kilmore Fort in Ireland drawn around the year 1700. Kilmore or Culmore fort is located on the north west coast of Ireland in County Derry on the River Foyle and was of great strategic importance in its protection of Londonderry. The fort is most well known for a conflict in 1608 when Cahir O’Doherty seized the fort and attacked Derry.

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