Camped on the shores of Lough Mask
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
View of the military camp on the shores of Lough Mask, County Mayo, Ireland, 1880.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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Drawing on verso. See 2002 TX 34 for more details.
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 in slightly altered form as a wood engraving on page 517, under the title "Constabulary and line encampment in the grounds of Lough Mask House". It is part of a series of engravings published in the Graphic newspaper, November 20th, 1880, entitled "The land agitation in Ireland".
Physical description: 1 drawing : pen ; image 10.4 x 16.2 cm., pasted on sheet 26.5 x 34.7 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).