Robert Emmet 1778-1803

It was this time around twenty years ago, with Robert Emmet’s 200th anniversary coming up, that I began to wonder, like many Irish people, about the death and burial of that singular Irish historical figure. My research produced a series of illustrations that I would like to present today to commemorate the birth of one of Ireland’s most remarkable rebels: Robert Emmet.

Click on the first image to start the show, which is in two parts and continue to view the images by clicking “2”.