One of the Captain's legs swathed in [...] in left pocket - [...].
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
Sketch of Mr. Manning who wrote to the Daily Express with the idea of salvaging Boycott's crops. Manning was one of those in charge of the Boycott Relief Expedition.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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Title inscribed in ink l.r. 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 17.4 x 10.4 cm., pasted on sheet 26.4 x 34.6 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).