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Title

Myrtle, By a well bred son of Shakespear

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Identifier

RDS_treasures_208_Brocas_Myrtles.jpg

Description

Portrait of Myrtle, a longhorn cow. The subject modelled from side view and facing right. With the inscription, "By a well bred son of Shakespear out of a cow by a son of Washington's Dam alias Lady Washington." The original drawing by James Henry Brocas was commissioned by the Dublin Society for the "Statistical survey of the county of Meath: with observations on the means of improvement; drawn up for the consideration, and under the direction of the Dublin Society". Written by Robert Thompson of Oatland. Printed by Graisberry and Campbell, no. 10, Back-lane., 1802.

Source

RDS Treasures Collection

Rights

Copyright RDS Library & Archives. Publication, transmission or display is prohibited without formal written approval of the RDS Library & Archives.

Relation

RDS Library & Archives

Format

Engraving

Coverage

1802

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Original Format

Engraving

Collection:

RDS Treasures


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Citation

Brocas, James Henry, approximately 1790-1846, “Myrtle, By a well bred son of Shakespear,” RDS, accessed December 3, 2021, https://digitalarchive.rds.ie/items/show/3841.

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RDS_treasures_208_Brocas_Myrtles.jpg