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Title

A President for all the Nation

Object Name

Political poster

Maker

Fianna Fail (Primary maker)

Date Made

1973
1973

Place Made

Republic of Ireland: County Dublin: Dublin
Dublin

Description

Poster for the Irish Presidential Election, May 1973. Black and white photograph of Erskine Childers, with white and yellow lettering. This poster was produced by Fianna Fail. Erskine Childers defeated the Fine Gael candidate Tom O’Higgins by 635,867 votes to 578,771, however, he died in office in November 1974.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Date Collected

1973
1973

Catalogue Number

BELUM.O231.1973

Copyright

National Museums NI