View of Valentia Bay, Ireland

Title

View of Valentia Bay, Ireland

Abstract

Date

June 5, 1865

Transcription

Recto: No text.
Verso: "View of Valentia Bay, Ireland the terminus of the Atlantic Telegraph sketched from the old signal tower on Bray Head." "1 Carash Point" "2 Port Magee" "3 The Point at which the shore end of the cable will be landed" "Sunday June 5th 65. For full description see Farrell's letter to the 'Herald'."

Condition

One fold, torn edges, corners missing.

Medium

black and gray ink wash and graphite on paper

Dimensions

13" x 10."

Genre

Drawings--American--1860-1870

Coordinates

52.2345138, -9.4608887

Source

Original drawing location: TAC-JB-GB-6-5-65-3 (Box 11).

URI

http://hdl.handle.net/2345/4814

Ref. Number

(Becker)TAC-JB-GB-6-5-65-3

Collection

Citation

Becker, Joseph, 1841-1910, “View of Valentia Bay, Ireland,” The Becker Collection, accessed March 7, 2021, https://beckercollection.bc.edu/items/show/2232.