Dr. Chamberlain.-"Doctor Dilke and I have had a long and earnest consultation in this case, and we have come to the conclustion that nothing short of a large dose of Self-Government will give the patient even temporary relief." / Castle Dis-Spencer-y Quack.-"I am in charge of this case, and I insist on continuing my old treatment ; viz.- copious blood-letting, and hemp ad lib, with constant application of irritants , and lowering of the system." / Erin.-"Oh! Send for Dr. Parnell, he is the only one who understands my malady.".
|Main Creator:||O'Hea, J. F. (John Fergus), ca.1838-1922, artist|
A distressed Erin lies on sick bed, covered with a torn Union Jack while three quack doctors [Joseph Chamberlain, Sir Charles Dilke and the Lord Lieutenant John Poyntz Spencer] debate on whether to treat her with a medicine of concession or a dose of coercion.
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[Dublin] : [P.J. Gormley], 16th May, 1885.
Supplement given away with the Weekly Freeman, 16th May, 1885. Price three half-pence.
Physical description: 1 print : chromolithograph ; 28.7 x 43.8 cm..
Citations/References: Images of Erin in the Age of Parnell / L. Perry Curtis Jr. National Library of Ireland, 2000 ; (Fig 11.) p. 28-29.
Attributed to John Fergus O'Hea, (ca. 1838-1922).
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|PD Weekly Freeman 1885 May 16 (A)||
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