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Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: Illustration of Carolina Oliphants poem Bonnie Charlie (colour litho)

Illustration of Carolina Oliphants poem Bonnie Charlie (colour litho)
3094456 Illustration of Carolina Oliphants poem Bonnie Charlie (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: The Irish Frankenstein, 1882. Artist: Joseph Swain

The Irish Frankenstein, 1882. Artist: Joseph Swain
The Irish Frankenstein, 1882. An awestruck Charles Parnell of the Irish Nationalist Party is crouching before his Creature which is depicted with the usual simian features of the Irishman in Punch

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: Charles Stewart, 1802. Creator: Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Memin

Charles Stewart, 1802. Creator: Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Memin
Charles Stewart, 1802

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: The Grave of Charles Stewart Parnell, Irelands greatest leader, Dublin, 1896. Creator

The Grave of Charles Stewart Parnell, Irelands greatest leader, Dublin, 1896. Creator
The Grave of Charles Stewart Parnell, Irelands greatest leader, Dublin, 1896. From " Underwood and Underwood Publishers, New York-London-Toroto Canada-Ottawa Kansas."

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: Professor Huntingdon, Mr. Frank Hedges Butler, and the Hon. C. S. Rolls, 1906

Professor Huntingdon, Mr. Frank Hedges Butler, and the Hon. C. S. Rolls, 1906. The British crew who competed in the 1906 Gordon Bennett Cup

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: The Irish Vampire, 1885. Artist: John Tenniel

The Irish Vampire, 1885. Artist: John Tenniel
The Irish Vampire, 1885. The Irish National League, with the face of Charles Stewart Parnell (1846-1891), shown as a vampire preying on Ireland. Cartoon from Punch. (London, 24 October 1885)

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: Invoice from Charles Stewart, tailor, St Pauls Church Yard, London, 1840 (engraving)

Invoice from Charles Stewart, tailor, St Pauls Church Yard, London, 1840 (engraving)
6032741 Invoice from Charles Stewart, tailor, St Pauls Church Yard, London, 1840 (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Invoice from Charles Stewart, tailor)

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: Charles I at Oxford, The Happy Days, 1636 (colour litho)

Charles I at Oxford, The Happy Days, 1636 (colour litho)
3093987 Charles I at Oxford, The Happy Days, 1636 (colour litho) by Ludovici, Albert Jnr. (1852-1932); Private Collection; (add.info.: Charles I at Oxford, The Happy Days, 1636)

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: Captain Charles Stewart, 1811-1812. Creator: Thomas Sully

Captain Charles Stewart, 1811-1812. Creator: Thomas Sully
Captain Charles Stewart, 1811-1812

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: A game of Political Shuttlecock, 1831. Creator: John Doyle

A game of Political Shuttlecock, 1831. Creator: John Doyle
A game of Political Shuttlecock, 1831. Prime Minister Charles Grey: Keep it up B[rougham] _ I d never be able to play the Game without you

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: The Parnell Inquiry Commission, March 1889, (1901). Creator: Unknown

The Parnell Inquiry Commission, March 1889, (1901). Creator: Unknown
The Parnell Inquiry Commission, March 1889, (1901). The Parnell Commission was a judicial inquiry into allegations of crimes by Irish parliamentarian Charles Stewart Parnell which resulted in his

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: Delhi - The Kings Palace from the River, 1840s, (1901). Creator: Charles Stewart Hardinge

Delhi - The Kings Palace from the River, 1840s, (1901). Creator: Charles Stewart Hardinge
Delhi - The Kings Palace from the River, 1840s, (1901). The Red Fort in the Indian capital, seen from the River Yamuna. From " The Life and Deeds of Earl Roberts, Vol. I

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: Return from Pig-Sticking in India, 1840s, (1901). Creator: Charles Stewart Hardinge

Return from Pig-Sticking in India, 1840s, (1901). Creator: Charles Stewart Hardinge
Return from Pig-Sticking in India, 1840s, (1901). British officers introduced the spear or lance as a method of hunting wild pigs during the period of the British Raj

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: The City of Srinagar (Kashmir) and Hurri Purbut Fort, 1840s, (1901). Creator: Unknown

The City of Srinagar (Kashmir) and Hurri Purbut Fort, 1840s, (1901). Creator: Unknown
The City of Srinagar (Kashmir) and Hurri Purbut Fort, 1840s, (1901). View of Dal Lake and the Durrani Fort on Hari Parbat, a hill overlooking Srinagar in northern India

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: Barrackpur - On the Ganges Near Calcutta, 1840s, (1901). Creator: Charles Stewart Hardinge

Barrackpur - On the Ganges Near Calcutta, 1840s, (1901). Creator: Charles Stewart Hardinge
Barrackpur - On the Ganges Near Calcutta, 1840s, (1901). The scene of the earliest outbreak of the Mutiny. View of boats on the river near the city of Barrackpore in India where the Barrackpore

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: Mrs Charles Stewart British 1843 1844 Salted paper

Mrs Charles Stewart British 1843 1844 Salted paper
Mrs. Charles Stewart; British; 1843 - 1844; Salted paper print from a Calotype negative; 12.2 x 11.1 cm (4 13, 16 x 4 3, 8 in.)

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: Just A goin to Begin!, 1887. Artist: Tom Merry

Just A goin to Begin!, 1887. Artist: Tom Merry
Just A goin to Begin!, 1887. WH Smith as a fairground showman, invites the public to his show; the principal parliamentary figures are there

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: Knight of the Garter in ceremonial costume, 1824. Artist: William Bond

Knight of the Garter in ceremonial costume, 1824. Artist: William Bond
Knight of the Garter in ceremonial costume, 1824. Charles William Stewart, Marquis of Londonderry, is in ceremonial costume for the coronation of King George IV, 19 July 1821

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: The Land-Grabber Parade, 1889

The Land-Grabber Parade, 1889. From a supplement to United Ireland, 13 April 1889. United Ireland was a newsaper owned by Irish nationalist political leader Charles Stewart Parnell

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: Urbi et Orbi, 1889

Urbi et Orbi, 1889. Henry Jeams, Sir Wretched Fibster and John Bull. Sir Wretched Fibster was the name given by Irish supporters of Home Rule to Sir Richard Webster (1842-1915)

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: Constabulary guarding a government reporter at a plan of campaign meeting, Ireland, 1887

Constabulary guarding a government reporter at a plan of campaign meeting, Ireland, 1887. The Plan of Campaign was a strategy adopted by the Irish National League in support of tenant farmers in

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: The Hendre, Monmouthshire, Wales, home of the Rolls family, c1880

The Hendre, Monmouthshire, Wales, home of the Rolls family, c1880. The house was the childhood home of the car maker and aviator Charles Stewart Rolls

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: The Irish Horse and Master (?), 1885. Artist: John Tenniel

The Irish Horse and Master (?), 1885. Artist: John Tenniel
The Irish Horse and Master (?), 1885. Mr Punch tells John Bull to ignore Charles Stewart Parnell (1846-1891), Irish politician, as he is sure to come a cropper riding the Irish horse

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: A Waiting Game, 1886. Artist: John Tenniel

A Waiting Game, 1886. Artist: John Tenniel
A Waiting Game, 1886. Lord Randolph Churchill (left) trying to make Charles Stewart Parnell, Irish politician, show his hand and let Churchill

Background imageCharles Stewart Collection: Stay, Prithee, Stay!, 1886. Artist: Joseph Swain

Stay, Prithee, Stay!, 1886. Artist: Joseph Swain
Stay, Prithee, Stay!, 1886. Little Lord Randolph Churchill for the Conservatives, and Joseph Chamberlain for the Radical wing of the Liberals, beg Charles Parnell to keep his seat


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"Charles Stewart: A Multifaceted Legacy" From the enchanting illustrations of Carolina Oliphant's poem Bonnie Charlie to the haunting depiction of "The Irish Frankenstein" by Joseph Swain, Charles Stewart's influence spans across various realms. Born in 1802, this enigmatic figure captured hearts and minds through his diverse endeavors. One cannot overlook Charles Balthazar Julien Fevret de Saint-Memin's captivating portrait of Charles Stewart, which immortalizes his essence with remarkable detail. However, it is not just art that defines him; he left an indelible mark on history as well. Dublin pays homage to its greatest leader with "The Grave Parnell, " a testament to his unwavering dedication to Ireland. Known for his charismatic leadership, Parnell's impact resonates even today. But there is more to this enigma than meets the eye. John Tenniel's portrayal of "The Irish Vampire" hints at a darker side lurking beneath the surface—a mysterious aspect that adds intrigue to Charles Stewart's narrative. In contrast, an engraving titled "Charles Stewart: My Life as a Slave" sheds light on another chapter in his life—one marked by struggle and resilience. This glimpse into his past serves as a reminder of human strength amidst adversity. Beyond personal narratives, we find traces in unexpected places. An invoice from tailor Charles Stewart takes us back to London in 1840—an intriguing connection between fashion and history. Even centuries before him, artists like Thomas Sully depicted Captain Charles Stewart with admiration and respect—a testament to his valor during times of conflict. Politics also played a significant role in shaping this multifaceted individual. In John Doyle's satirical piece titled "A Game of Political Shuttlecock, " we witness how political maneuvering was both amusing and consequential during those times.