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1915 Engraving PUNCH Cartoon Irish Question Convention Home Rule Ireland Chicken

1915 Engraving PUNCH Cartoon Irish Question Convention Home Rule Ireland Chicken

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"A Fateful Session"

This is an original 1915 black and white in-text wood engraving of a political cartoon by British artist and cartoonist, Leonard Raven-Hill (1867-1942) satirizing the Irish Convention, an assembly that met in Dublin, Ireland from July 1917 until March 1918 to address the Irish question and other constitutional problems relating to self-government for Ireland.


This 98+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.75 x 10.5 inches; 20 x 27 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of historic political cartoons from the World War I era from PUNCH, or The London Charivari, the famous British weekly magazine of humor and satire. PUNCH was noted for its humorous cartoon illustrations, and this collection includes the works of some of the outstanding cartoonists of the day: Bernard Partridge; F. H. Townsend and Leonard Raven-Hill on the subject of the First World War from a uniquely British perspective.

This piece was illustrated by Raven-Hill, Leonard. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

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