In the field looking towards Limerick
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
Scene showing the Land League Demonstration, November 1st, 1880, which was held in a field south of Limerick, Ireland. There is confusion in the drawing, people running and shouting, some holding banners, others riding horses. In the foreground a young boy seems to be picking the pocket of the person in front of him.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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[1st November 1880].
Title inscribed in ink l.l. on image.
C.W. Cole was sent to Limerick to cover the Land League Demonstration there which was to coincide with Charles Stewart Parnell being offered the Freedom of the city. Parnell arrived in Limerick on 1st November 1880 and attended the demonstration and the following day received the Freedom of the city.
Published as a wood engraving, in slightly altered form, in The Graphic, November 13th 1880, under the title "The agitation in Ireland - The Land League Demonstration at Limerick", page 476.
Physical description: 1 drawing : pen & blue pencil ; image 17.1 x 22.4 cm., on sheet 26.5 x 34.6 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).