Bothering a photographer
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
A soldier doing a handstand to annoy a photographer from taking his picture, County Mayo, Ireland.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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One of 3 drawings on one sheet with the title "Ballinrobe" inscribed in ink l.l.. See 2002 TX 30(A) & 30(B) for details on other drawings.
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 ; 26.4 x 34.7 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).