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The second deluge

Dublin is saturated, flooded with drink (See Mr. O'Donel's evidence). "To arms! dethrone this Fiend!" our country cries. "For desparate ills need desparate remedies". /
Main Creator: O'Hea, J. F. (John Fergus), ca.1838-1922, artist.
Summary:Supplement issued with the weekly satirical magazine 'Zozimus'. Title above image: 'Zoz'. Caricature signed 'Spex' lower right of sheet [John Fergus O'Hea]. Dublin is depicted with both the city and its' inhabitants drowning in alcohol. In the right background, Nelson's Pillar can just be seen, while the Four Courts can be seen in the left background. A skeletal figure with wings, wearing a crown pours alcohol from a goblet; he sits on top of a barrel placed on a plinth; alcohol gushes from the barrel down on the crowds below, who are literally swimming in alcohol. The plinth has the word "Drink" inscribed on it.
Published / Created: Dublin : [s.n., n.d., ca. May 1870 - August 1872].
Notes:Title above image: 'Zoz'.

Formerly held at PD 4485 TC.

Physical description: 1 print : lithograph ; 26.8 x 41.6 cm.

Credits:Attributed to John Fergus O'Hea (ca. 1838-1922).
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