The battle at the Polls (Poles.)
A Thousand to One on the Grand Old Man and the Grand Young Man!
Charles Stewart Parnell and William Gladstone are depicted dressed in Roman army uniform, defending Home Rule; they fight off Lord Hartington, Salisbury and Chamberlain who carry a placard that has the word “Coercion” crossed out and replaced with the words "STRONG GOVERNMENT". They also carry swords that have the words "Spite and envy" written on them and a shield bearing the words "Humbug radicalism", referring to Chamberlain's supposed treachery of his radical principles.
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[Dublin : P.J. Gormley], 3rd July, 1886.
Supplement given away with the Weekly Freeman 3rd July, 1886. Price Three Half-Pence.
Physical description: 1 print : col. chromolithograph ; 28.6 x 43.5cm..
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|Weekly Freeman 1886 July 3 (A)||
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