Slumbering in the Boat House, Lough Mask.
They polished off my leggings, and I found one in this pocket - see the holes.
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
Sketch of man (probably Mr. Manning) asleep on a bed of straw with rats around him.
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
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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.
Published as a wood engraving under the title "2. Slumbering in the Boat House", as part of a series of engraving entitled "The land agitation in Ireland - Departure of the Boycott expedition from Lough Mask", on page 573 of the Graphic Newspaper, December 4th, 1880.
Physical description: 1 drawing : pen ; image 9.4 x 16 cm., pasted on sheet 26.4 x 34.6 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).