In the lion's den.
(After the celebrated picture by Gabriel Max.) / Erin has been dragged into the Tory Den, but happily there is an "ardent admirer" not far off.
|Main Creator:||O'Hea, J. F. (John Fergus), ca.1838-1922, artist|
Erin lies on the floor of a lion's cage as the lion "Tory" prepares to devour her. Gladstone stands outside the cage holding a rifle with the word "Democracy" written on it. Although Erin is lying there, she holds in her right hand a crown or collar with the words "Home Rule" written on it.
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[Dublin] : [P.J. Gormley], 23rd July 1887.
Supplement given away with the Weekly Freeman 23rd July, 1887. Price three half-pence.
Physical description: 1 print : chromolithograph ; 29 x 43.5 cm..
Citations/References: Images of Erin in the Age of Parnell / L. Perry Curtis Jr. National Library of Ireland, 2000 ; (Fig 14.) p. 31.
Attributed to John Fergus O'Hea, (ca. 1838-1922).
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|PD Weekly Freeman 1887 July 23 (A)||
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