[A group of men and woman sitting around a man who is reading from a paper]
Newsclipping featuring illustration from French journal 'L'Univers Illustré', dated 15 October 1881 [featured on p. 701 of the publication] and part of a related article depicting the impact of the Land War on the ordinary people of Ireland. A man depicted at right in the illustration reads a newspaper to a group of men and two women (one shown knitting), seated beside the hearth of a fireplace. [The part of the accompanying article refers to Charles Stewart Parnell and the Land League - the man is possibly reading about the Second Irish Land Act, 1881 - the Land Law (Ireland) Act 1881 granted tenants the right to take their rents to the Land Court for reduction under the Fair Rent clause; provided for compensation for improvements and created both the Irish Land Commission and a Land Court].
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[Paris : L'Univers Illustré, 15 October 1881].
Formerly held at PD HP (1881) 9.
Physical description: 1 newsclipping : wood engraving ; image 15.2 x 22.6 cm., sheet 27.7 x 20.1 cm..
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