Irish Republican Army, 1916. Joseph McGuinness, (sentenced to 3 years imprisonment) ;
elected for South Longford, May, 1917.
|Main Creator:||Sinn Féin|
Lithographic card featuring a black & white image of Joseph McGuinness in military uniform [the original photograph taken by Keogh Bros. Ltd.] within an oval with the following text above the image that reads: "Irish Republican Army, 1916" and printed underneath image: "Joseph McGuinness, (Sentenced to 3 years imprisonment). Elected for South Longford, May, 1917". McGuinness was elected as a Sinn Féin MP for South Longford at a by-election in 1917 while he was in prison in Lewes Gaol [his election slogan was "Put him in to get him out'', see EPH E31; he was re-elected as Sinn Féin MP for the new Longford constituency in general election in 1918.
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[S.l. ; s.n., n.d., 1917].
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera; transfer from the National Photographic Archive, Temple Bar; originally part of Irish Political Figures Photographic Collection (NPA POLF).
Physical description: 1 postcard : b & w lithographic print ; 14.3 x 9 cm.
Varying form of title: [Postcard featuring a black & white lithographic image of Joseph McGuinness wearing military uniform].
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