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Title A Vote for the Free State is a Vote for Emigration or Starvation. Vote Republican for Freedom and Prosperity
Date c.1922
Document Type Leaflet
Reference EPH C105
Library / Archive National Library of Ireland
Collection Name Ephemera Collection
Description Features an oval with an illustration [signed Fionnbharr] with people boarding a ship, carrying suitcases with New York and USA tags attached to them. A large sign readers "Emigration office". Outside of this oval, a caricature of Tim Healy says: "We promised the people a 'drainage scheme', and there it is!". Underneath reads " A vote for the Free State is a Vote for Emigration and Starvation / Vote Republican for Freedom and Prosperity".
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Country (from) Ireland
Country (to) United States of America
Ports New York, United States
Nationality Irish; European
People Healy, Timothy
Keywords luggage, art, emigration, emigrant, shipping, emigration scheme, government, pull factor, starvation, satire, politics
Language English
Copyright Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland