Collection: Shemus Cartoon Collection >> Under the greenwood tree Shemus. [graphic] /
Under the greenwood tree
|Main Creator:||Forbes, Ernest, 1879-1962|
Decicts David Lloyd George sitting against a tree and a copy of the Freeman's Journal is on the ground, under Lloyd George's foot. The face of Hamar Greenwood is protruding from the tree. In the background a large sign reads: "The truth about Ireland. Read the Freeman's Journal".
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30th April 1921.
Shemus was a pseudonym used by Ernest Forbes.
Title, date and caption appear in pencil on reverse. Title is also handwritten above the image.
Caption reads: The spirit of the wood: "Keep your foot on it David." Lloyd George: "But it's not comfortable. I get pins and needles."
Unpublished caption is handwritten below the image and reads: Lloyd George: "We've got at the truth at last!" And the Greenwood tree shook itself with laughter.
Terror and discord: the Shemus cartoons in the Freeman's Journal, 1920-1924 by Felix M. Larkin. Dublin: A&A Farmar, 2009.
The reign of terror: the Freeman's Journal 1920-1921 by Shemus. Dublin: Freeman's Journal, 1922.
Published in: The Freeman's Journal, 30th April 1921.
Physical description: 1 drawing : ink and crayon, col; image 31 x 29 cm., on sheet 35 x 30 cm.
|Contained in:||Shemus Cartoon Collection|
Forms part of: The Shemus Cartoon Collection.
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|PD 4309 TX 76||Prints & Drawings - Appt. only||Prints & Drawings|