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The riches of Ireland.

Contributors: Brereton, P., printer.
Summary:Broadside ballad sheet [replete with several spelling and printing errors] though lacking imprint, identical to those printed by Peter Brereton of Dublin, a ballad-sheet printer who flourished in the second half of the 19th century. During this time he occupied various addresses in Dublin city, among them 1 Lower Exchange St. and 55 and 56 Cooke St., Dublin. The first lines of this broadside ballad are: "I often heard big English men / Aye & Irishmen will call it too...". Featuring a crude woodcut at top of sheet of a man chasing a boy (who is seen from behind, running into a forest of trees) with a stick.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: [Dublin] : [Peter Brereton, Printer, 1 Lower Exchange St.], [n.d., between ca. 1860-1880?].
Notes:Two copies of this item are held in the Department of Ephemera.

Physical description: 1 sheet : woodcut, 27.9 x 11 cm..

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EPH C1036
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EPH C1036a
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