View of Lower Glanmire
Artist: Roberts, T. S.
Medium: Aquatint with etching, coloured
View of Lower Glanmire, in the parish of Ratcooney, 4 miles from Cork in the South of Ireland. The Glashaboy River, which is depicted in this aquatint splits the village, flowing to the west where it meets the river Lee. Lewis’ Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1842) describes Glanmire thus,
‘The vicinity is enlivened with many plantations, hanging woods, and the number of gentlemen's seats and villas with which it is adorned. In the village are extensive flour-mills, for finishing calico and linen…’