At last the Father stood up
Date: 1912
Medium: Charcoal on illustration board
Dimensions: composition: 14 11/16 × 14 3/16 in. (37.3 × 36 cm) sheet: 21 5/8 × 20 3/4 in. (54.9 × 52.7 cm)
Illustration Citation: "The Feud at Ballyborrow," by Owen Oliver, in Harper's Weekly, February 3, 1912
Credit Line: Gayle and Alene Hoskins Endowment Fund, 1982
Object Number: 1982-3
About: This story takes place in an Irish village. A young man engages the help of the parish priest to settle a long-standing feud between two families so that he can court a woman of the opposing clan. Here the parish priest (standing) tries to reason with the recalcitrant villagers.
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