Earl Spencer for Ireland's Eye
Title: The Deputation Dis-Spencer.
'As the Govenor General of this Country, I have had great pleasure in receiving this Deputation, but I regret to say, that as Govenor of this Country, Iam in ignorance of the course Her Majesty's Government may pursue.'
Published: C. Smyth, 57 Dame Street.
Date: c. 1874
Description: Very scarce chromolithograph print by Spex (John Fergus O'Hea), IRELAND'S EYE No.2.
Ireland's Eye was a satirical magazine published from 1874 to 1875 in Dublin by Christopher Smyth. It was founded by John Fergus O'Hea, formerly chief artist of Zozimus, which ceased publication in 1872, Richard Dowling, who had edited Zozimus, was its first editor. Each issue consisted of two editions were published, one at 6d with the cartoon in colour, the other at 3d with the cartoon in black and white, drawn by O'Hea under the name "Spex".
Condition: Various marks and age discolouration.
Image size: 370 x 210mm
14.5 x 8.25" approx.
Order No. 9272
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