Industry & Idleness,
New Series No. 2. the idle apprentices at play in the Church Yard. (With acknowledgements to Hogarth.) /
Tom Merry. del et lith..
|Main Creator:||Merry, Tom, 1853-1902, artist.|
A group of Liberal politicians gambling on top of the tomb of Lord Frederick Cavendish and Thomas Burke, while Charles Stewart Parnell flogs them. Lord Frederick Cavendish, Chief Secretary, and Thomas Henry Burke, Under Secretary, were murdered in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, in 1882. In the background is a tombstone bearing the name "James Carey". In the foreground on the ground are the skulls of "Mrs. Smythe", "Curtin" and "Whelehan".
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[London] : September 1st, 1888.
St Stephen's Review Presentation Cartoon, Sepr. 1st, 1888.
Physical description: 1 print : chromolithograph ; 35 x 53 cm..
Attributed to Tom Merry, (1853-1902), based on an original print by William Hogarth, (1687-1764).
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|PD St. Stephen's Review 1888 September 1 (A)||
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