An exact portrait of G.R. [George Robert] Fitzgerald Esq. & the dress in which he chose to be executed.
George Robert Fitzgerald, (1748?-1786), known as "Fighting Fitzgerald", hanged with Timothy Brecknock (c. 1719–1786) on 12 June 1786 in Castlebar, Co. Mayo for the murder of Patrick Randall McDonnell, Colonel of the Mayo Volunteers. Whole-length, looking up to right, hands clasped, in ragged dress and hat.
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[London] : Published as the Act directs by J. Ridgway in Piccadilly, August 10th, 1786.
Physical description: 1 print : stipple & line ; image within plate mark 13 x 8.1 cm., sheet 13.5 x 8.6 cm..
Citations/References: Catalogue of Irish Portraits / Rosalind M. Elmes. - National Library of Ireland, Dublin : p. 73.
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.