Illustrious Sons of Ireland

Hand coloured lithograph of famous Irish historical figures from a painting by the artist John Donaghy (1838-1931).

 

They are Brian Boru; Edmund Burke; Thomas Burke; John Philpot Curran; Thomas Davis; Robert Emmet; Oliver Goldsmith; Henry Grattan; Gerald Griffin; John McHale; Theobald Mathew; John Mitchel; Thomas Moore; William Smith O'Brien; Daniel O'Connell; Richard Sheil; Theobald Wolfe Tone; Hugh O'Neill; Oliver Plunkett; Patrick Sarsfield.

 

We recently used a detail from this lithograph in one of our NLI blog posts about M.P. and barrister, John Philpot Curran.

 

Size: 69.5 x 55 cm

 

Date: 1875

 

Printed by: S. Lipschitz, 84 Brushfield Street, Bishopgate, London.

 

NLI Ref.: PD HP (1875) 1

 

Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland

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Taken sometime in 1875