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James Butler Marquess Of Ormonde Vanity Fair Print


First Patron of Dublin Swimming Club


James Butler Marquess Of Ormonde Vanity Fair Print

Original Vanity Fair Print Lithograph of James Edward William Theobald Butler 3rd Marquess of Ormonde, an Irish Nobleman, with the caption at the bottom of the print: Kilkenny

A Colonel in the Royal East Kent Mounted Rifles and Commodore of the Royal Yacht Squadron, he was Vice-Admiral of Leinster and a member of the Privy Council of Ireland. He was awarded the Order of the Crown of Prussia . He was invested as a Knight, Order of St Patrick in 1868. He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of County Kilkenny between 1878 and 1919.

Devoted Yachtsman. He was the First Patron of Dublin Swimming Club, Ireland’s first swimming club, founded in 1881.

Published: 12-Oct-1878 Signed by: SPY, Leslie Ward . Dimensions approximately 26cm x 38cm.

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