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Illustration of a Barrister

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This drawing depicts an artist’s rendering of a typical British barrister in the late 19th century.  It was published in the first edition (1876-1899) of Nordisk familjebok ("Nordic Family Book"), a Swedish-language encyclopedia.

Barristers are lawyers who try cases in court.  Wolfe Tone, the Irish patriot, was a barrister. 


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Image, described above, online courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

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