On Gs. U.S. Frigate "Constellation". Queenstown
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
C.W. Cole accompanied HRH the Duke of Edinburgh on his "Relief of Irish Distress" tour of the West and South coast of Ireland in 1880.This sketch shows the Duke of Edinburgh being received on the American Relief Ship "Constellation" by Captain Potter USA, Dr. Hepworth and Major Gaskell. In the background are Sackling, Colonel King-Harman and Lieutenant Le Strange. The Stars and Stripes flies from the fore of the "Constellation". The names of the welcoming party are written in ink at the foot of the drawing
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Title inscribed in ink l.l.
Part of a series of engravings under the title "The Distress in Ireland - with the Duke of Edinburgh's Relief Squadron" in the Graphic. This image was published, in slightly altered form, as a wood engraving on page 481 (accompanied by an article "H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh on board the U.S. Relief Ship "Constellation" on page 466) in the Graphic, May 5th 1880
Physical description: 1 drawing ink over pencil with white highlights image 17.8 x 23 cm., on sheet 26.4 x 34.2 cm.
Attributed to C.W. Cole