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Title

Ireland's Valentines

Object Name

Poster

Maker

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

Date Made

1886
1886

Place Made

Republic of Ireland: County Dublin: Dublin
Dublin

Description

Printed chromolithograph poster free with 'United Ireland' journal Saturday 16 Feb 1886. Titled 'Erin's Valentines,' featuring a seated Erin surrounded by letters from personalisties of Irish history, including Hugh O'Neil, John Mitchell, Charles Duffy, Michael Davitt, etc. Signed by J. D. [John Dooley] Reigh. By the early 1880s, Reigh 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


Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.261

Copyright

National Museums NI