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Croker, Thomas Crofton (1798-1854) Myrtleville Island from the Strand road to []

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02542.32.26 Author/Creator: Croker, Thomas Crofton (1798-1854) Place Written: s.l. Type: Sketch Date: 5 June 1814 Pagination: 1 p. : b&w ; 13 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Sketch of Myrtleville Bay and the surrounding area in County Cork, Ireland. Croker was a famous Irish folklorist.

People: Croker, Thomas Crofton, 1798-1854

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyArt, Music, Theater, and FilmGeography and Natural History

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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