Color Guard. Coldstreams, Dublin. 17/12/80. 10 am.
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
C.W. Cole spent time in Ballinrobe, County Mayo. He was working as a special artist for the Graphic, reporting on the events relating to the Irish Land League in the west of Ireland in 1880. This image shows the Coldstreams on board a ship either arriving in Dublin. They are observed by a man, woman and child on the docks. According to The Graphic (December 18th, 1880) "The arrival of the Coldstream Guards show the Eleanor alongside North Wall, Dublin, previous to their disembarkation. It is the 1st Battalion numbering 675 officers and men..."
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
|Published / Created:||
17th December 1880
Title inscribed in ink l.r. on image
Image published in slightly altered form as a wood engraving entitled "Arrival of the Coldstream Guards in Dublin", as part of a series of illustrations on page 617, under the title "The Land Agitation in Ireland", (accompanied by an article "The Agitation in Ireland" on page 611) in The Graphic, December 18th 1880
Physical description: 1 drawing pen over pencil image 17.8 x 21.6 cm., on sketchbook sheet 26.4 x 34.2 cm.
Attributed to C.W. Cole