Second broadside printed, Friday June 30th, 1922 as inevitable surrender of Anti Treaty forces in the Four Courts approaches.
Full Scale Print of the original
Single Crown Paper size 20” x 30” (38cm x 51cm)
Hand Printed in Dublin on thin quality pinkish Paper true to the original colour not a facsimile copy
Line width 12 3/8”
Text length 18 15/16 ”
The Print remains true to all the original errors and peculiarities of the Origial Print and no editing spotting or cleaning up of the print has occured, with the various fount types all left unchanged.Throuhout the text there is varying amounts of shading inking and smudging, printed one side only, some fading, Very Rare document.
Important. “PEOPLE OF IRELAND. This is a fight of the Republic, your own Republic, the living Republic that you establish by law, & uphold by in arms. England and her Free State Allies are attacking it; it is for you to defend it. In every town and centre in Ireland the banner of the Republic has been raised. The Republic cannot be destroyed while loyal Irish hearts and strong Irish Arms defend it. Support our gallant Republican Troops against Macready and his Allies.
Issued on the day of the Four Courts surrender, with conflicting reports of the situation, first reporting the surrender, then denying it as Free State propaganda.