Conscription: vote for [Patrick] McCartan and no conscription.
|Main Creator:||Sinn Féin|
Election handbill issued to encourage people to vote for the Sinn Féin candidate for South Armagh, Dr. Patrick McCartan in 1918 featuring a satirical illustration of Edward Carson, wearing peasant clothing, a shillelagh under his arm, talking to a lady [John Redmond] who wears a hat that says "Home Rule" on it and wears an Irish harp brooch. She has a bag hanging from her waist that says "Conscription Dowry on the side, with the pound (£) symbol. Underneath this image is the following text: "Sir Edward Carson: "Frankly, I'm not all round your neck but everybody wants me to marry you for your Conscription Dowry". At bottom of sheet: "Printed for the candidate, Doctor Patrick McCartan, by O'Loughlin, Murphy and Boland, Ltd., Dublin; and published by the Sinn Féin Election Committee, 6 Harcourt Street, Dublin.
|Published / Created:||
Dublin: Sinn Féin Election Committee; [n.d., 1918].
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera; formerly at call number POL/1910-20/15.
Physical description: 1 handbill: b&w ill. ; 22 x 14.1cm.