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Dublin handbill censored

Dublin handbill censored

A handbill distributed by Brett & Co. was censored as it included the words 'curse cruel England'. Mr Brett claims he has no ill-feeling towards England and was just trying to grab the attention of customers. He has ceased distributing the handbills.

The handbill distributed by Brett & Co. (Image: National Archives of Ireland, CSO RP 1916 16887 2) 

(Image: National Archives of Ireland, CSO RP 1916 16887 1)


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