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An awful day of reckoning at hand for John Bull - Ireland's dream of an irresistible anti-English alliance

Author:
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956
Date:
1896-02-12
Description:
Puck's stereotyped Irish man labeled "Ireland" is pictured as a military general, sitting on a rocking horse labeled "Home Rule," holding papers that state "Muster-Roll of the Anti-English Army," and addressing a ragged group of soldiers labeled "Germany, Russia, Venezuela, Japan, Transvaal, [and] Ashantee." Uncle Sam is standing among the soldiers. John Bull, in a state of shock, is standing on a small island just offshore. On the ground next to the rocking horse is a box labeled "Servant Girls Home Rule Contributions."
Subject:
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character), John Bull (Symbolic character), Autonomy, International relations, Hobbyhorses, Armies, Ireland, Great Britain
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o290855
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