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A View of the Bay of Bantry


Artist : Unknown


Date: [1725]   c.1700-1750
Geographic coverage: -9.700000, 51.633331
Bantry Bay
Type: StillImage |    Topographical Drawing |
Relation: King George III Topographical Collection. Collect Britain
Description: View of Bantry Bay in West Cork, Ireland. It is the largest bay in south west Ireland and stretches almost thirty miles from the town situated on its banks, to its entrance and the ocean. The Beara Caha mountains surround the bay. The bay has twice been the site of foreign invasions, by the Spanish in 1689 to support James II and by the French in 1796 to support an Irish uprising.

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Data provider: The British Library |
Provider: The European Library |    UK |