Lot 118

1867 The Manchester Martyrs Ireland a Nation Colour...

Auction Date: 4/11/2021 at 10am

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1867 The Manchester Martyrs Ireland a Nation Colour Print, Attack on the Police Van Sept 18th 1867 and a Pastel/ Caulk hand coloured picture. The Irish nationalists three men—William Philip Allen, Michael Larkin, and Michael O'Brien—who were executed for murder in 1867 after an attack on a police van in Manchester, England, in which a police officer was accidentally shot dead, an incident that was known at the time as the "Manchester Outrages". The three were members of the Irish Republican Brotherhood, also known as the Fenians, an organisation dedicated to ending British rule in Ireland, the print size is 39cm x 29cm and the hand coloured one is 50cm x 40cm, this has been cut down and has damage to edges.

Hammer Price: £60.00