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Title

Help! Help!

Object Name

Poster

Maker

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

Date Made

c.1885
c.1885

Place Made

Republic of Ireland: County Dublin: Dublin
Dublin

Description

Printed chromolithograph poster free with 'United Ireland' journal, titled ' Help! Help!,' featuring Erin fending off the Crime Bill, with the Arrears Bill climbing a gate to come to her aid. 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

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2012.263

Copyright

National Museums NI