Sub. Inspr. [Inspector] McArdle, Prosecutor
Big stout man about 50.
|Main Creator:||Cole, Charles William., fl. 1880-1905, artist|
Sketch of Mr. McArdle, Sub-Inspector, head and shoulders, 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 pencil 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 the same sheet : pen ; image 16.3 x 10.3 cm., pasted on sheet 26.5 x 34.6 cm..
Attributed to C.W. Cole, (fl. 1880-1905).