When an Irish Rebel Had His Portrait Drawn in Louisville

By Mark Holan, guest contributor Irish leader Éamon de Valera arrived in Louisville on Oct. 10, 1919, during a U.S. tour to raise money and political support for his country’s war of independence from Britain. Caricaturist Wyncie King sketched the rebel politician at the Seelbach Hotel.[1] One of the pencil drawings appeared in the next day’s Louisville Herald, where King […]

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