Illustrated London Times,  March 27, 1858

Trinity College Dublin Front Gate, College Green, Dublin 2

A charge by mounted officers of the Metropolitan Police on Fenian-minded Trinity students protesting the arrival of Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Archibald Montgomerie, the 13th Earl of Eglinton, into the city.

Revolting.

1858 Police Attack Students at Trinity College, Dublin Original Antique Engraving (NinskaPrints)

Meanwhile….

The riot from another angle.

Artist unknown.

Charge On The Students Of Trinity College (RareOldPrints)

2 thoughts on “Front Row

  1. Rob_G

    “Fenian-minded Trinity students” – now there’s a phrase one does not encounter everyday.

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