padraic pearse
Late 20th - Early 21st Century
17.00 in HIGH x 11.00 in WIDE
(43.18 cm HIGH x 27.94 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom right corner has a Chicago union label and "601".

This poster is printed in black on thick, olive green paper. In the top 2/3, decorative scrollwork and borders surround and oval portrait of a male figure in profile. There are 4 shields incorporated into the decoration: one with 3 crowns, one with a hand in the center of a cross, one with a harp, and another with an eagle on one half and an arm holding a flame in the other half. Stylized, centered font below this image reads "padraic pearse / Irish Patriot / Born November 10, 1879" followed by a sentence in another language, transLated below as "'The people are the nation, the whole people, / all its men and women.'" The next lines read "executed easter 1916 / centenary commemoration / Sunday, November 11, 1979". A location, program and sponsor of the "Irish Republican Club of Chicago" is listed at the bottom.
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