One who has heard some good hard swearing in his time
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
These men are probably onlookers at the magisterial investigation of a riot at Ballinrobe, County Mayo, Ireland, November 1880. Captain Boycott was annoyed by a mob and had to claim military assistance. The accused men were committed for trial.
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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.
Published as part of a engraving showing the trial of the rioters, under the title "At the Ballinrobe Police Court. Magisterial Examination of Rioters on a charge of threatening Captain Boycott", page 584, The Graphic Newspaper, December 11th, 1880.
Physical description: 1 of 2 drawings on the same sheet : pen ; image 14.8 x 10.5 cm., pasted on sheet 26.5 x 34.6 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).