Under canvas in Connaught
Hospitable in tent. First [...] "Now make yourself quite at home".
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
Interior of a tent, pole in the middle, bedding to the right, food and drink to the left. Two soldiers stand beside the pole, one has his arms outspread as if greeting. The other one holds something in his hands.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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Inscribed in ink l.r. on image: Grosvenor & Cameron.
Title inscribed in ink u.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 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 in the Graphic, December 4th, 1880, in slightly altered form as a wood engraving entitled "Come in & make yourself at home", as part of a series of illustrations on page 560, under the title "The Land Agitation in Ireland - At Ballinrobe and Lough Mask".
Physical description: 1 drawing : pen ; image 17 x 21.5 cm., on sheet 26.4 x 34.6 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).