[Sca-cooks] Images of Dining in Ireland 1581

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius.magister at verizon.net
Tue Aug 8 18:10:44 PDT 2006

On Aug 8, 2006, at 8:52 PM, Johnna Holloway wrote:

> Browsing this evening, I came across The Image of Irelande, by John  
> Derrick
> (London, 1581). The most famous plate of the set shows the chief of  
> the
> Mac Sweynes seated at dinner and being entertained by a bard and a  
> harper.
> http://www.lib.ed.ac.uk/about/bgallery/Gallery/researchcoll/ 
> ireland.html
> Johnnae

Is it my imagination, or does this depict what appears to be food  
being cooked in a sort of leather sling over a fire?


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