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Croppy Prisoner, 1798, Royal Barracks, Dublin

This captured rebel awaits his fate here in the Dublin barracks after the rebellion.

His civilian clothes indicate he is not a soldier, but a farm boy. With many others, he is confined within the square just outside this building. If he is unlucky, he will be hanged, and his body will be dumped in the River Liffey. If the British spare him because of his youth, he faces transportation to Australia as a convict.


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