Devvy's circus :
absolutely the greatest road show in Ireland today!
|Main Creator:||Cumann na nGaedhael|
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Dublin: Cumann na nGaedhael ; 
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera; formerly at call number ELE/1930-40/4. See EPH F50(A) for a similar copy of the same poster; only difference is background colour (yellow instead of green).
Election poster (designed in style of a Victorian circus playbill; black type on coloured paper background). Underneath the title: "57 Star Performers will visit this town any time between now and the GENERAL ELECTION!". Proceeds to satirise Fianna Fáil politians Éamon de Valera, John Geoghegan ("Johnny Geoghegan" in poster), Frank Aiken, Seán MacEntee, Séan T. O'Kelly and Séan Lemass amongst others. At bottom of image:"Published by Cumann na nGaedhael, 5 Parnell Square, Dublin. Printed by the Temple Press, Temple Bar, Dublin". Séan Lemass (then Minister for Industry and Commmerce) referred to this poster in Dáil Éireann, Paliamentary Debates on 20 April, 1932.
Physical description: 1 poster : col. ill. ; 76.6 x 25.4 cm.
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