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Lot 52/7025

Estimate: €250-350

[Terence Mac Swiney] Le Petit Journal, Supplement Illustre, folio newsprint, Paris 19th September 1920, 8pp. Supplement in French with coloured print on front page showing ‘Le Martyr Irlandaise,’Terence Mac Swiney, Lord Mayor of Cork, lying on a prison bed with kneeling monk in attendance, minor damage but generally in good condition, Scarce. Related article p.2 by Ernest Laut.
* Interesting example of the international attention given to Mac Swiney’s hunger strike. He died about a month later on 24th October. (1)

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