A Case for the British Medical Association. Union-Jack-the-Giant-Killer attacks the Parnellite twin monster Timothy-Jonathan. A post-mortem is anticipated shortly.
A two-headed giant carrying all sort of weapons labelled with names such as "National League", "Boycotting", "Moonlightning", is stabbed in the side with a sword "Crimes Act" by a small figure wearing a Union Jack.
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[Dublin] ; [London] : [Thomas Arden?], 6th August, 1887.
Reference to the Balfour's Criminal Law and Procedure Act (1887) which gave power to the lord lieutenant to suppress subversive organisations. The National League was proclaimed a "dangerous" association under this act.
Supplement Gratis with The Union. Saturday, August 6th, 1887.
Physical description: 1 print : lithograph ; 41.4 x 28.1 cm..
Reproduction Note: Neg. No.: 22670.
Attributed to "Lex" aka Richard Thomas Moynan, (1856-1906).
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