Printed Books, Maps and Works on Paper | 11 July 2013
Tighe (Hannah) - A sketchbook of Irish landscapes,
Sold for £5000
A sketchbook of Irish landscapes,
mostly views on the family estate at Woodstock, Co. Kilkenny, including Woodstock House, a picturesque cottage and its kitchen interior, and the nearby abbey and village of Inistioge, others of Glanmore Castle, Co. Wicklow, Lismore Castle, Co. Waterford, also several others of Shrewsbury and the cottage of the ladies of Llangollen, 41 single- and 8 double-page pencil drawings, but two in pen ink with wash, one folding sheet of the waterfall at Woodstock, many captioned and dated, front pastedown inscribed H. Tighe, August 1814, Dublin, half-roan over plain boards, worn, oblong 4to (225 x 280mm.), 1814-15.
⁂ Hannah (d.1872) was the daughter of William Tighe MP (1776-1816) of Woodstock, Co. Kilkenny, and was the first cousin of the poet, Mary Tighe. In 1818, Hannah Tighe married Lord Patrick James Crichton-Stuart (1794-1859), son of John Stuart, Viscount Mount Stuart (1767-1794), son of the 1st Marquess of Bute. Woodstock House was built in the mid-18th century by Sir William Fownes before passing into the Tighe family through marriage. It was burnt down in 1922, during the civil war.
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