Ruined castle, rear of house
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
Drawing in two parts. Part on the left shows a man in profile, wearing a hunting cap and carrying a rifle on his right shoulder, looking up at the ruined castle beside Lough Mask House, Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland. Part on right shows the front of Lough Mask House with the inscription in ink "hall door, Lough Mask".
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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One of 3 drawings on one sheet with the title "Ballinrobe" inscribed in ink l.l.. Other 2 drawings (2002 TX 30(B) & 30(C)) are drawn on the sheet rather than pasted on it.
Title inscribed in ink m.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 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.
Physical description: 1 drawing : pen ; image 11 x 16 cm., pasted on sheet 26.4 x 34.7 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).