An Irish Volunteer taking Liberty under his protection.
Stothard delt. ; Delatre sculpt..
|Main Creator:||Delatre, Jean Marie, 1746-1845, engraver.|
Hand-coloured mezzotint [pasted onto a sheet with architectural drawings present on it on verso] of an Irish Volunteer standing at a shore of a lake, one arm holding the reins of his horse and the other arm outstretched towards the figure of Liberty surrounded by her maids. Printed text underneath image: "To the Volunteers of Ireland this plate is most humbly dedicated by their most obediant humble servt. [servant] Thos. [Thomas] Macklin". Printed text lower left on sheet begins: "Borne on the winds, impelling Neptune's waves..." and printed text on lower right ends: "And to the Goal of Glory both will bravely guide?".
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London : Thomas Macklin, 30 Fleet Street, May 24, 1786.
Formerly held at PD HP (1798) 2.
Physical description: 1 print : mezzotint, hand-coloured ; diam. image 29.8 cm., cropped inside plate mark, on sheet 38.2 x 34 cm..
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.