The big fence
The G.O.M. (on Commons).-"What! refusing again - Come, clear this in a crack, and I will put on grass till next December.".
Commons.-"I would take the jump willingly enough ; but what about the fellow with the big stick?" ; Fellow with the Big Stick.-"If you attempt to pass this (of)-fence I will make it very hot for you for months to come, my fine fellows.".
William Gladstone (1809-1898) on a <U+2018>House of Commons horse<U+2019> trying to jump a fence entitled Coercion with Parnell on the other side brandishing a club engraved with the legend <U+2018>the Irish Party.<U+2019>
|Format:||PRINTS & DRAWINGS|
|Published / Created:||
[Dublin] : [P.J. Gormley], 13th June, 1885.
Supplement given away with the Weekly Freeman 13th June, 1885. Price Three Half-Pence.
See also an associated supplement of June 20th, 1885 called: Giving him a "Cropper.".
Physical description: 1 print : chromolithograph ; 43.6x28.4 cm..
|Call Number||View in||Collection|
|Weekly Freeman 1885 June 13 (A)||
|Prints & Drawings|
Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.