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Fila Downe the entrance into Glam Flesk between Kenmore and Killarney

Fila Downe the entrance into Glam Flesk between Kenmore and Killarney

Artist: Walmsley, Thomas

Medium: Aquatint

Date: 1796

Shelfmark: Ktop LIII

Item number: 43.b.3

Length: 37.2

Width: 47.2

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Print

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View of the River Flesk in the south west of Ireland, with a cottage to the left and mountains in the background. This area is renowned for its natural beauty and an anonymous early 19th century traveller in Ireland wrote the following lines in his journal about the sites that he saw in Killarney,
“But can my pen do justice to the beauties of this scene? Faint must be every attempt to describe it. In variety of character Killarney surpasses all the English lakes, and possesses beauties peculiar to itself.”

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