Riot in Phoenix Park, Dublin, 1871

#Picture Number HS166

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Victorian illustration to download showing the riot in Phoenix Park, Dublin, following the prohibition of a pro-nationalist meeting in 1871. A large crowd of men, women and children have gathered by the steps of the Wellington Monument. Policemen wielding batons advance on them; some of the crowd run away, some resist. In the foreground three women upbraid a policeman who has just knocked a man down.