The market place
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
View of the market place in Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland, 1880. In the centre of the market place is a building, with weighing scales hanging from the centre of it. Men stand underneath it with sacks around their feet.
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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 17.8 cm., pasted on sheet 26.5 x 34.7 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).