Pether the Packer
The "Right Hon." the Attorney-General for Ireland. /
J. D. Reigh.
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[Dublin : William O'Brien], October 26th, 1889.
Supplement Gratis with "United Ireland". Saturday, Oct. 26th, 1889.
Illustration features a portrait of Peter O'Brien, (1842-1914) [known as 'Pether or Peter the Packer'; appointed Lord Chief Justice of Ireland in 1888 and in 1900 raised to the peerage as The Right Honourable Lord O'Brien, Baron of Kilfenora] at centre of sheet with four scenes at each corner of the sheet: Pether the Corrupt Castle Hack, Earning his Hire; Pether the Patriot, Electioneering in Clare; Pether the Incorruptible, Defending Mr. Parnell and his Co-Traversers in the Queen's Bench, 1880; Pether the Packer, Packing the Jury in the Court House, Maryborough [Port Laoise].
Physical description: 1 print : col. chromolithograph ; 26.9 x 39.5cm..
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|United Ireland 1889 October 26 (A)||
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