|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
2 sketches. Top sketch shows geese with the inscription in ink "I look at the gutters geese - and wonder - are they free from politics". Bottom sketch shows a man on crutches with a woman in a shawl behind him. Beside this is the inscription in ink "Ah y'll hoot him, Tim.", "I will, I will".
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
|Published / Created:||
[between 12th and 26th November, 1880].
Title inscribed in ink l.c. 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 ; image 17 x 10 cm., on sheet 26.5 x 34.6 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).