An exact portrait of G.R. Fitzgerald Esq. & the dress in which he chose to be executed.
George Robert Fitzgerald, (1748?-1786), "Fighting Fitzgerald"; hanged 1786; whole-length, looking up to right, hands clasped, in ragged dress and hat. He was hanged in 1786 in Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland, for the murder of Patrick Randall McDonnell.
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[London] : Published as the Act directs by J. Ridgway in Piccadilly, August 10th, 1786.
In-house number: PA 765.
Physical description: 1 print : stipple & line ; image 13 x 8 cm, cropped within plate mark.
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.