A Sick Call, from "Illustrated London News"

Wood engraving | 17.1 x 29.7cm | July 25, 1863

After Matthew James Lawless

A priest is rowed in a boat, accompanied by altar boys as a woman weeps next to the oarsman. The architecture indicates a setting in Belgium or northern Germany. Lawless was born in Dublin to a prosperous Roman Catholic family, traveled in France and...
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