|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
View of the military camp at Lough Mask House, County Mayo, Ireland. One soldier carries a branch on his shoulder. Another soldier chats to a military personel on horseback. Lough Mask House can be seen in the distance.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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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.
Physical description: 1 of 2 drawings on same sheet : pen ; image 10.6 x 16.3 cm., pasted on sheet 26.4 x 34.6 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).