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Hoist with His Own Petard, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2621

Scope and Contents

Illustration of a political cartoon entitled, 'Hoist with his own petard' showing a man being blown into the air from a cannon blast that was aimed at a door to a castle while a man looks out of a window and another man laughs in the background. In the image, both Asquith and Craig, the Prime Minister's of England and Northern Ireland are depicted, the cannon is labelled, 'Army', the doorway is labelled, 'Ulster' and the man in the background is labelled 'The City.'

Dates

  • 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Extent

From the Fonds: 50 boxes, 3,465 slides

Physical Description

1 slide 82mm by 82mm

Dimensions

82mm by 82mm

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Kristy Davis as part of Towards Dolly Project, 2012-2013

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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