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Ejection from Castle Town - near Carrick on Suir-!


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In Collection: Collection of caricatures, mainly set in Dublin
Description: Lettered with title " Ejection from Castle Town - near Carrick on Suir-!". Lacking publication line. Paper watermarked "Kileen 1921". This print depicts a liveried servant kicking a soldier from the cavalry regiment the Tenth Royal Hussars down the front steps of Castletown. The soldier's wears a blue jacket with a narrow belt at the waist, with a profusion of yellow braiding at the front of the jacket, a high collar, a shako [hat] with a large plume projecting from it and wide trousers of bright red with a yellow stripe down the side. At the top of the steps, standing a Georgian door that is ajar, another man (the owner of the house) observes the scene, saying in a speech bubble "put him out!". The liveried servant says "yes Sir; he's as drunk as a piper". The hussar retorts "The Tenth don't Drink!". [The house referred to in this print is Castletown (now better known as Castletown Cox), a Palladian mansion located near Carrick-on-Suir, Co Kilkenny].
Created: [Dublin? : s.n., n.d., ca. 1824-1825?].
Language: English
Extent: 1 print : hand coloured etching, image 15.3 x 25.6 cm., platemark 17.5 x 25.6 cm., on sheet 28 x 46 cm..
Call Number: PD 2121 TX 1 (72) (Collection unavailable)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.