[The orphan]

[graphic] /
Main Creator: Forbes, Ernest, 1879-1962
Summary:Unpublished caption reads: In the nursery: Carson: "Here's a new little man for you - already wound up!" Caption reads: The Child: "Don't leave me, daddy." Sir Edward: "My dear child, I am too old to be your father, but, though I must desert you, console yourself with this new toy. It's got a sword 'n' everything." Illustration depicts Sir Edward Carson, wearing a crown; he holds out a toy figure to a little girl of Sir James Craig [later Ist Viscount Craigavon], who is marching while holding a sword. The little girl is wearing a dress with the word "Carsonia" across it. Toy figures of a pig and a police constable, truncheon in hand lie strewn on the floor in the background.
In Collection: Shemus Cartoon Collection
Published / Created: 5th February 1921.
Notes:Shemus was a pseudonym used by Ernest Forbes.

Date and unpublished caption appear on recto and verso of illustration.

Published in: The Freeman's Journal, 5th February 1921.

Published in: Weekly Freeman, 12th February 1921.

Physical description: 1 drawing : ink and crayon, col ; image 32 x 28, on sheet 34 x 29 cm.

Contained in:Forms part of: The Shemus Cartoon Collection.
As a digital copy of this item is available, the original will not be issued.
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