English [vie?] in Camp
An important function. Beer tasting (crossed out) examining.
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
Soldiers around a barrel of beer in an army camp, Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland. A Hussar rides past them, leading a horse.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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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 he covered the so-called Boycott Relief Expedition (12th - 26th November, 1880), in which the army escorted the 50 "Orange Labourers", employed to save Captain Boycott's crops, to and from their camp at Lough Mask.
Image published as a wood engraving, in slightly altered form, entitled "In camp at Lough Mask - Tasting the beer", as part of series of illustrations on page 520, under the title "The Land Agitation in Ireland", in The Graphic, November 20th, 1880.
Physical description: 1 drawing : pen ; image 11.2 x 17.4 cm., pasted on sheet 26.5 x 34.6 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).