Great anti-home rule demonstration Royal Albert Hall Saturday, 22 April, 1893 at three o'clock...admit Mr. J. B. Frith Junr.[Junior] delegate form North Fermanagh. Lower orchestra. East side.
Card [navy font on pink background] admitting Mr. J. B. Frith Junior, delegate form North Fermanagh to a seat [located on the lower orchestra, east side] in the Royal Albert Hall, South Kensington, London to attend the Great Anti-Home Rule Demonstration taking place on Saturday, 22 April, 1893 at three o'clock; "Doors open at two o'clock. For instructions as to Entrance see back" [of card]. On verso, under the title 'Notice' is printed "The holder of this Ticket to enter and leave the Hall by Entrance No. 2, east Arena" along with other information for those arriving to the Royal Albert Hall via carriage and cab. Over 11,000 Ulster Unionists gathered at this anti-home rule demonstration with the Bishop of Derry, the Right Rev. William Alexander, D.D., moving the the principal resolution which was to the effect that the establishment of a separate parliament and executive in Ireland would destroy civil and religious liberty, unsettle manufactures and commerce and weaken British influence throughout the world; the motion was carried and those present repeated after the Duke of Abercorn the words "We will never have Home Rule". On left recto of card are featured symbols of England [the rose], Scotland [thistle] and Ireland [the shamrock] with a ribbon with the Latin "Qui Separabit" (Who will separate [us]?); underneath this is the shield of the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom, with the motto 'Honi soit qui mal y pense' ["May he be shamed who thinks badly of it"] partially seen on the representation of the garter, surrounding the shield. Underneath this is s shield featuring the harp surmounted by the crown.
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[S. l. : s.n., c 1893]
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Physical description: 1 card ; 11.1 x 13.3 cm.
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