Gorumna Island "Waylaid"
|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 image depicts members of the relief party being besieged by the islanders begging for help. One of the visitors is holding a sketchbook in his hand (it could be Major Gaskell or a self-portrait). In the background lies the sea with the fleet at anchor with the coast of Galway in the distance
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
|Published / Created:||
5th April 1880
Title inscribed in pencil u.l.
Physical description: 1 drawing ink, watercolour over pencil image 17.7 x 22.7 cm., on sheet 26.4 x 34.2 cm.
Attributed to C.W. Cole