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Title

Take it away, it smells; been buried twice already; bury it again, this time for good

Object Name

Postcard

Maker

W & G Baird, Ltd. (Primary maker)

Date Made

1912
1912

Place Made

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Description

Anti-Home Rule postcard featuring a cartoon of Carson declining a skull inscribed 'Home Rule' from John Redmond, saying 'Take it away, it smells; been buried twice already; bury it again, this time for good'. Carson refers to the fact that the Home Rule Bill has been rejected twice and now it is time to bury Home Rule.

Materials

Paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2011.1260

Copyright

National Museums NI