Illustrated fable by Roger Casement for his godson Reginald D. Mohun,
1896 Sept 24.
|Main Creator:||Casement, Roger, 1864-1916|
Autographed signed title "To Reginald Dorsey Mohun from an admiring Godfather R.C. September 24th 1896".
14 Illustrations in watercolour.
1.: The foolish chicken is proud of his dangerous acquaintance; 2.: The chicken doubts when he sees the fox's home; 3.: Late hours; 4.: The fox fattens up his victim; 5.: The dreadful discovery; 6.: The fox's hypocrisy; 7.: A lame excuse; 8.: The fox discovered; 9.: The chicken's danger; 10.: The careless chicken. The mother's advice; 11.: The fox gives bad advice to the wicked little chicken; 12.: The guardian; 13.: The appointment kept; 14.: His repentence.
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
Accompanied by an article from Liberty, May 22nd 1926, about a letter written to Superintendant Sandercock from Roger Casement on May 17th 1916, before he was hanged for treason in Pentonville Prison, London.
As noted in the Accessions Record: 5 items relating to the BCG Vaccination Campaign: Address by the Minister for Health at the opening of the B.C.G. Unit at St. Ultain's Hospital, 20th June 1949
Roger Casement's godson, Reginald D. Mohun, was the grandfather of the vendor, Abbey Bailey.
Physical description: 1 item (30 pages) ; 34 x 21cm.
In conservation until further notice.
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