Irish Rubbings by Henry O'Neil

Scope and Content

Rubbings from ancient sculptured and inscribed crosses in Ireland, made by Henry O'Neil, being the originals on which he based the plates in his Sculptured Crosses of Ireland (1857).

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry O'Neil

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The rubbings were purchased by the Library in 1895.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 31862-5.

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