A little sunshine, after some drenching days.
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
Captain Charles Boycott chats to Captain Somerset Maxwell, who was incharge of a group of volunteers to help save Boycott's crops. Maxwell carries a gun. In the background is the military camp. A soldier stands guard to their right.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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Inscribed in ink below title: (Maxwell & Boycott).
Title inscribed in ink l.r. on sheet.
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 10.9 x 16.7 cm., pasted on sheet 26.4 x 34.6 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).