The Siege of Limerick, August 9th-31st, 1691.
Dedicated to the women of Limerick /
Drawn by Henry MacManus, A.R.H.A. ; Litho mezzotinted by W.H. Holbrooke.
|Main Creator:||Holbrooke, William Henry, fl. 1821-1848, engraver.|
Scene showing the carnage during the siege of Limerick, 1690. In the foreground the women can be seen hurling stones at the Williamite forces. A wounded and dying man is given the last rites by a priest behind a wall.
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Dublin : W.H. Holbrooke, 4 Crow Street, [between ca. 1821 and 1848].
Published for the publishers of "The Victoria History of Ireland".
Formerly held at NLI call number PD HP (1691) 4 and similar to NLI call number PD C2 (which is a coloured mezzotint of this scene).
Physical description: 1 print : mezzotint ; 39.1 x 48.3 cm..
Attributed to William Henry Holbrook, (fl. 1821-1848), after an original drawing by Henry MacManus, (ca. 1810-1878).
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