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"The General Election Game", cartoon by John Fergus O'Hea from the Weekly Freeman, 28 November 1885, showing Charles Stewart Parnell dealing cards to Tories Lord Salisbury and Randolph Churchill and Liberals William Gladstone and Joseph Chamberlain - Salisbury has been dealt a hand which includes the "Irish Vote". Parnell's Irish Parliamentary Party received a strong vote in the 1885 General Election, and the British parties courted their support.

The General Election Game
(The "Irish Chief" has just dealt the Cards.)
The Grand Old Man To "Brum" Joe – "That is a poor hand to 'go on' – he must have given those other fellows the Trump Card."
Randy, to Salisbury – "By Jingo! That is a 'Nap' hand. Go on the Irish Card, and you must win."

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current01:10, December 30, 2008Thumbnail for version as of 01:10, December 30, 2008550 × 373 (39 KB)Nicknack009 (Talk | contribs)"The General Election Game", cartoon by John Fergus O'Hea from the ''Weekly Freeman'', 28 November 1885

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