An 1854 steel engraving titled “Lady Offley Defending Her Mansion”
The print will appeal to both collectors of old prints and for those who have an interest in Cork history.
The paper has foxing the etching has a small amount of foxing to the left, please see pictures.
Engraving size is 13 by 10 cm’s
Paper size is approximately 18 by 27 cm’s
The engravings where done from drawing by Henry Warren expressly for the printing.
Henry Warren 1794-1879 was President of the New Watercolour Society the medium he mainly worked in. He was a pupil of Joseph Nollekens 1737-1823.
The engraving where done in 1854 for the history of Ireland. Lady Offley is here instructing the defense of her mansion , Geashill, in 1654 against Irish rebels.