Parnell Procession, Limerick
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
Drawing on right shows men carrying banners and flags. Drawing on left shows a boat with Neptune at the end and oarsmen with their oars up. An Irish flag adorns the end of the boat.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
|Published / Created:||
[1st or 2nd November, 1880].
Inscribed in ink l.l. on drawing on left: Neptune, very depressed.
Inscribed in ink u.r. on drawing on left: Head of pole - a boat - mast accidentally a gibbet.
Title inscribed in ink u.r. on sheet.
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.
Physical description: 2 drawings : pen & watercolour ; images 15 x 11 cm. or smaller, on sheet 26.5 x 34.6 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).