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Mock funeral, 1868

Mock funeral, 1868

The Fenians hanged in Manchester, England, were honoured in Hokitika by a funeral procession, and by a mock funeral. The artist Patrick Lysaght captured the latter event in this pencil drawing.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Non-ATL-0077
Pencil sketch by Patrick Lysaght

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Jock Phillips, 'Irish - Culture and politics before 1911', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/66/mock-funeral-1868 (accessed 18 February 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015