The Sham Squire.
The rebellion in Ireland and the informers of 1798. Third edition. With many important additions hitherto unpublished documents and contemporary illustrations. By W.J. Fitzpatrick, biographer of Archbishop Whately, Lady Morgan, Bishop Doyle and Lord Cloncurry.
Francis Higgins, (1746-1802), adventurer, the "Sham Squire" ; half-length, looking to left, standing under gallows; paper attached to gallows "Infernal Journal".
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Dublin : London : W.B. Kelly, 8 Grafton Street ; 1866.
Simpkin, Marshall and Co.,
In-house number: PA 1048B.
Printed l.c. under image: (Francis Higgins - "The Sham," from a Caricature of the day.)
One of three impresssions. See HIGG-FR (3) I and HIGG-FR (3A) I for more detail on other impressions.
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Physical description: 1 print : woodcut : image 8.1 x 7.8 cm., sheet 18.6 x 12.5 cm..
Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M. Elmes. - Dublin : p. 99.
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