Daniel O'Connell, Esqre. M.P.
[British, n.d., c.1840.]
Stipple and engraving on india laid paper, image 235 x 180mm. 9¼ x 7". Margins slightly trimmed.
Portrait of Daniel O'Connell (1775 – 1847); seated, holding scroll in right hand. Known as 'The Liberator', or 'The Emancipator', O'Connell was an Irish political leader in the first half of the nineteenth century. He campaigned for Catholic Emancipation - the right for Catholics to sit in the Westminster Parliament, denied for over 100 years - and Repeal of the Union between Ireland and Great Britain.
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