Notes at Boycotts.
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
Military men stand in a group, with "RIC" inscribed in ink underneath. Orange men stand in another group with "Orangemen" inscribed in ink underneath. In the background, one can see the Hussars on their horses behind the military tents.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
|Published / Created:||
[between 12th and 26th November, 1880].
Title inscribed in ink l.l. 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 15.6 x 10.3 cm., pasted on sheet 26.6 x 34.6 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).