Tall Cross, Monasterboice, Co. Louth

Dublin Core

Title

Tall Cross, Monasterboice, Co. Louth

Subject

Cross

Description

Lantern slide depicting a cross in Monasterboice, Co. Louth. Originally titled 'Crucificion from Monasterboice (The tallest cross.)' and labelled L5 23. The monument is found in an old monastic settlement in Monasterboice. The slide shows the West side of the cross known as both the Tall Cross or the West Cross. The iconography depicted on this area is of a fully clothed Jesus Christ being crucified. The slide shows only the very centre of the cross, which is the tallest monument of its kind in Ireland.

Creator

Holly Cooper

Publisher

The Discovery Programme

Contributor

The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (RSAI)

Format

image/tiff

Language

EN

Type

Image

Identifier

RSAI, Lantern Slide, BOX 33

Alternative Title

BOX33_023

Date Created

11/01/17

Has Format

Scanned to 2400 dpi , 16 bit greyscale image with automatic exposure

Is Part Of

RSAI Lantern Slide Collection

Extent

114.3mb
7559 x 7559 pixels

Medium

Lantern Slides

Spatial Coverage

Country: Ireland
County: Louth
Logainm County Code: http://www.logainm.ie/100021.aspx
Townland: Monasterboice
Logainm Townland: https://www.logainm.ie/34018.aspx
Irish National Grid East: 304347
Irish National Grid North: 282034
Position Source: www.logainm.ie
Latitude: 53.777612
Longitude: 6.4177054
Place: Monasterboice, Co. Louth Latitude: 53.7875134 Longitude: -6.416300399999955

Rights Holder

The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (RSAI)

Files

BOX33_023.jpg

Tags

Citation

Holly Cooper, “Tall Cross, Monasterboice, Co. Louth,” Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, accessed June 20, 2024, http://rsai.locloudhosting.net/items/show/31774.

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