The massacre at Wexford Cross September 1649.
W.H. Holbrooke 4 Crow St..
|Main Creator:||Holbrooke, William Henry, fl. 1821-1848, engraver|
Cromwellian troops massacring women and children at the High Cross in Wexford town, Ireland, October 11th, 1649. Printed l.c. on sheet: "No distinction was made by the English between the defenceless inhabitant and the armed soldier; nor could the shrieks and prayers of three hundred females, who had gatehered round the great cross, preserve them from the swords of those ruthless barbarians". Lingard's History.
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Dublin : Drawn and Published for the Proprietors by W.H. Holbrooke, 4 Crow St., [between ca. 1821 and 1848].
Formerly held at PD HP (1649) 1.
Physical description: 1 print : lithograph (hand-coloured) ; image 27.1 x 39.4 cm., sheet 40.3 x 48.3 cm..
Reproduction Note: Neg. no.: 22974.
Attributed to William Henry Holbrooke, (fl. 1821-1848).
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