A Standing Army - Stranded at Clontarf
Wm. Tell delt..
|Main Creator:||Tell, William, fl.1844 artist.|
Daniel O'Connell, (1775-1847), inside a booth on a beach at Clontarf, County Dublin, surrounded by the British army. Some of the troops are collected cockle shells on the strand. One of the soldiers says "I like these ere [sic] Cockle fish they are summut better nor Swordfish or Pike fish". Another soldier looking through a telescope at a approaching fleet "Repealers from America", "Repealers from Canada", "Repealers from Liverpool", "Repealers from London", "Repealers from France". He says "I say Jim the whole world is coming to help these HIRISH [sic]". O'Connell says "Go home Sargents & Soldiers I'll carry REPEAL without spilling one drop of Blood".
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
|Published / Created:||
Dublin : James McCormick, 16 Church Place, 1844.
Hints & Hits
Physical description: 1 print : wood engraving ; image 20.6 x 24.4 cm., pasted on sheet 21.7 x 27.2 cm..
|Call Number||View in||Collection|
|PD 3170 TX 5||
|Prints & Drawings|
Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.