Dawn. Where are ye going with the gun - Tim. Whist - I'm sworn.
Voice without - Hurry on. Ye won't be safe till ye do it.
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
A man about to leave the cottage with his gun in his right hand, is restrained by his wife who implores him not to go. A baby lies asleep in a cradle to the left of the drawing and a man seated in a cart waits outside the door.
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See 2196 TX 55 for similar drawing by same artist.
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.
Published in The Graphic, December 18th, 1880, as a wood engraving under the title "The Reign of Terror in Ireland", page 609.
Physical description: 1 drawing : pen ; image 19.4 x 31.2 cm., pasted on sheet 26.4 x 34.6 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).