DESART, ELIZABETH LUCY CAMPBELL, COUNTESS OF
- Born: - Died: 1898
Amateur artist. According to a note in the Irish Builder of 15 June 1866, the Countess of Desart, a daughter of the first Earl of Cawdor, painted the stained-glass east window in the Church of Ireland church at Burnchurch, Co. Kilkenny, which was put up in 1886 in memory of her husband, William Ulick O'Connor, fourth Earl of Desart, who had died the previous year.(1)
(1) DB 8, 15 Jun 1866, 160; Builder 25, 30 Jun 1866, ?.
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|Building:||CO. KILKENNY, BURNCHURCH, CHURCH (CI)|
|Nature:||Painted E window, erected in church in 1886, in memory of her husband, William Ulick O'Connor, 4th Earl of Desart (d.1865). 'This very beautiful specimen of art has occupied her ladyship's thoughts and leisure hours for months, and the result is an appropriate tribute of respect...' (Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette)
|Refs:||DB 8, 15 Jun 1866, 160; Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 8, no. 84, 20 Jun 1866, 235; Builder 25, 30 Jun 1866, ?.|