The triumphal procession of O'Connell and fellow martyrs on their liberation from the Richmond Bridgewell Government State Prison, after 3 months "Captivity", 7th September 1844.
Sketched by W.H. Holbrooke, 4 Crow St..
|Main Creator:||Holbrooke, William Henry, fl. 1821-1848, engraver|
Crowds cheering Daniel O'Connell, (1775-1847), M.P., as he is paraded in an open carriage in a procession. Illustrations in four corners of the print depicting "The Liberator defending the rights of his Countrymen in the Court of Qs. Bench, Febry 5, 1844"; "High mass & thanksgiving for the Liberator"; "Liberator's House Merrion Square" and "Conciliation Hall". Two banners on either side of the print. Banner on the right bears the text "O'Connell and the other Repeal Martyrs unjustly imprisoned 30th May, 1844". Banner on the left bears the text "O'Connell and the other Repeal Martyrs victoriously liberated 6th September, 1844". Illustration at top of print shows Parliament House, College Green, Dublin with a quote by O'Connell "He who commits a crime gives strength to the enemy".
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Dublin : J. McCormick 16 Christ Church Place, .
Formerly held at NLI call number PD HP (1844) 8.
Physical description: 1 print : engraving ; 33.1 x 53.2 cm..
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