Our Legion of Honour :a record of the victims of the Coercion Act of 1881 /
|Main Creator:||United Ireland.|
'Supplement to "United Ireland" September 10th 1881'. List of those imprisoned under the Protection of Person and Property Act (1881) and those held in jails in Kilmainham, Naas, Limerick, Dundalk and Galway under the Coercion Act of 1881 [which allowed the government to arrest without trial those suspected of conspiracy] which generally involved those supportive of the Land League. Michael Davitt's name is at the top of the list as he was arrested and sent to prison in England under this Act. Illustration of Kilmainham Jail, Dublin, Ireland. Poster is green in colour; border consists of chain links with a padlock at each corner. Item reads: Dedicated to William E. Forster, Her Majesty's Chief Turnkey for Ireland "The Right Hon. gentleman whose name is associated in Ireland with Ammunition......Far dearer the grave or the prison, illum'd by one patriot name [Michael Davitt], than the trophies of all who have risen on liberty's ruins to fame".
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Dublin : United Ireland, 1881.
Three copies of this item are in the Department of Ephemera.
E122a is duplicate item ; item also available at call number EPH E701. Item EPH E122 is mounted on secondary board with a dark blue surround, which has a label reading "Slide 132. Supplement to United Ireland, 10 Sept. 1881. List of those imprisoned under the Protection of Person and Property Act (1881)."
Physical description: 1 broadside: ill. ; 44 x 29 cm