Item 31 - ‘Free State Freaks’

Original Digital object not accessible

Identity area

Reference code

IE CA IR-1-7-3-31

Title

‘Free State Freaks’

Date(s)

  • c.1922 (Creation)

Level of description

Item

Extent and medium

7 pp; Printed

Context area

Name of creator

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

A one-off Anti-Treaty publication produced on a duplicating machine with caricatures of Sir Alfred Cope, Cosgrave, Mulcahy, Walsh, Blythe, Fitzgerald, etc. The drawings are attributed to Constance de Markievicz (1868-1927).
The publication includes caricatures of:
Séan Ó Muirthile, member of the Supreme Council of the IRB (Irish Republican Brotherhood) 1916, Head and shoulders.
Desmond Fitzgerald, (1889-1947), Minister for External Affairs 1922-1927 and Minister for Propaganda outside the cabinet, August 1921. Described as ‘Liar in Chief to Publicity Department. Slave-State’. Head and shoulders, full face.
Earnest Blythe: ‘The importance of being Earnest …’.
J.J. Walsh: ‘The man of “letters” with the “mailed” fist;
Richard Mulcahy: ‘haunted by the dreams of prisoners murdered by his troops’;
W.J. Cosgrave: ‘Jester in chief to the Freak State as seen in the Empire’.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places