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Beyond control

Keppler, Joseph Ferdinand, 1838-1894
Print shows William E. Gladstone, possibly dressed as a Greek marathon runner, passing an "Altar of Peace" on which there appears to be a small fire and a rifle labeled "Coercion." A red military tunic and helmet have fallen to the ground near the altar. Several dogs labeled "Assassin, Ribbon Man, Desperado, Secret Society, [and] Fenian" attack Gladstone. Michael Davitt and Charles Stuart Parnell, with a leash labeled "Land League," struggle to hold onto the dogs. Davitt has stumbled over John Dillon; all three are lying on the ground. In the background, a man runs into the forest after stabbing two men who were wearing top hats and may have been British government officials.
Autonomy, Altars, Peace, Prime ministers, Dogs, Assassination, Animal attacks, Ireland, Great Britain, Davitt, Michael, 1846-1906, Dillon, John, 1851-1927, Parnell, Charles Stewart, 1846-1891, Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898
Theodore Roosevelt Center
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
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