Collection: Shemus Cartoon Collection >> Internment Shemus. [graphic] /
|Main Creator:||Forbes, Ernest, 1879-1962|
Depicts members of the Dáil Éireann during its first ever all-night sitting. Many members appear asleep while George Gavan Duffy is visible addressing the chamber. The debate concerned a Public Safety Bill to permit inter alia the continued detention of anti-Treaty prisoners without trial.
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14th July 1923.
Shemus was a pseudonym used by Ernest Forbes.
Title and caption are handwritten on front.
Caption reads: The Dail rose at --- on Friday after an all-night sitting.
Terror and discord: the Shemus cartoons in the Freeman's Journal, 1920-1924 by Felix M. Larkin. Dublin: A&A Farmar, 2009.
Published in: The Freeman's Journal, 14th July 1923.
Published in: Weekly Freeman, 21st July 1923.
Physical description: 1 drawing : ink and crayon ; image 24 x 28 cm., on sheet 29 x 31 cm.
|Contained in:||Shemus Cartoon Collection|
Forms part of: The Shemus Cartoon Collection.
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|PD 4309 TX 202||
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