C1820

Mr OBrien, the Irish Giant, the Tallest Man in the Known World Being Near Nine Feet High

Artist:

John Kay

Charles Byrne (1761 – 1783), also known as Charles O’Brien or ‘The Irish Giant’, was a human curiosity in London in the 1780s. His actual height is under speculation, however skeletal evidence places him at just over 7 ft 7 … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Mr OBrien, the Irish Giant, the Tallest Man in the Known World Being Near Nine Feet High

Date:

C1820

Artist:

John Kay

Condition:

Centre fold and slight age toning. Printers smudges at left hand corners of plate line. Otherwise in good condition.

Technique:

Original engraving

Image Size: 

205mm 
x 270mm
AUTHENTICITY
Mr OBrien, the Irish Giant, the Tallest Man in the Known World Being Near Nine Feet High - Antique Print from 1820

Genuine antique
dated:

1820

Description:

Charles Byrne (1761 – 1783), also known as Charles O’Brien or ‘The Irish Giant’, was a human curiosity in London in the 1780s. His actual height is under speculation, however skeletal evidence places him at just over 7 ft 7 in (2.31m).

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