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EPHEMERA

Title

Mocking Hunger

Object Name

Poster

Maker

Reigh, J. D. (Primary maker)
Reigh, J. D. (maker)

Place Made

Republic of Ireland: County Dublin: Dublin
Dublin

Description

Printed chromolithograph poster free with 'United Ireland' Saturday journal. Titled 'Mocking Hunger' featuring John Bull approaching Erin, pictured with two emaciated children, with a note marked 'Compulsory Education,' 'bread v schooling. Signed by J. D. [John Dooley] Reigh, By the early 1880s he was contributing a weekly coloured cartoon for the Saturday edition of 'United Ireland', generally favourable to the paper's founder, C. S. Parnell and the Irish Parliamentary party. His work also appeared in 'The Nation' and 'Shamrock'.

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.251

Copyright

National Museums NI