The memorable Battle of Arklow, fought on the 9th of June 1798, between the King's Troops commanded by the Honorable Major General Needham consisting of 300 horse and 1500 foot, and the Rebel Army consisting of 30,000 men, which ended in the defeat of the latter with a loss of 1200 men
|Main Creator:||Holmes Captain|
Plan of the site of the Battle of Arklow, showing the town and troops crossing bridge over Avoca River, with rebel and army positions indicated on hills behind - these are numbered 1 to 19 in ink. Handwritten inscription underneath image: "From the original drawing by Captn. [Captain] Holmes L.D.F.".
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Dublin Published by Wm. [William] Allen, 32 Dame Street [ca 1798]
Neg. no.: 22516
Formerly held at PD HP (1798) 25.
Physical description: 1 print etching, hand col. image 24.4 x 44.3 cm., plate mark 31.3 x 46.3 cm., on sheet 33.7 x 48.5 cm.
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|PD C25||Prints & Drawings - Appt. only||Prints & Drawings|
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