Rear guard of Royal Dragoons relieved by 19th Hussars [...].
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
Cavalry of Royal Dragoons with swords in the air, being relieved by the 19th Hussars to the left of the drawing. Hollymount is near Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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[between 1st and 2nd November, 1880].
Title inscribed l.r. on image.
C.W. Cole spent time in Ireland working as a special artist for the The Graphic reporting on the events relating to the Irish Land League, 1880. At Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland, he covered the so-called Boycott Relief Expedition (12th - 26th November, 1880) where the army had to escort the 50 "Orange Labourers", employed to save Captain Boycott's crops, to and from their camp at Lough Mask.
Physical description: 1 drawing : pen & ink wash ; image 10 x 17.4 cm., on sheet 26.5 x 34.6 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).