O'Connell.La Mode. 5 Juillet 1843.
Lithograph, sheet 320 x 245mm. 12½ x 9¾". Horizontal centre fold, splitting at right. Handling creases.
Daniel O'Connell (1775 – 1847) in heroic pose in a windswept (Irish?) landscape, surrounded by his followers. Known as 'The Liberator', or 'The Emancipator', he 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. Published in the Paris periodical 'La Mode'.
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