Edmund Joseph Sullivan

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Edmund Joseph Sullivan
1869-1933
Got a Job Guvnor?
1927
Pen and black ink over graphite, on paper.
15 1/16 x 11 1/16 inches (383 x 280 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.1636
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Signed and dated at lower left, "Edmund J. Sullivan. 1927"; above image, "Got a Job Guvnor?"; below "Of course not, & no money to spare either! If you give him sixpence you know it will probably do him more harm than good. Prevent the unemployed from becoming the unemployable, by Buying Empire Goods, & finding work at Home & in the Dominions."

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From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Title from item.
Caption continues at bottom: Of course not, & no money to spare either! If you give him sixpence you know it will probably do him more harm than good. Prevent the unemployed from becoming the unemployable, by Buying Empire Goods, & finding work at Home & in the Dominions.

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Illustration shows a ragged man accosting a well dressed man carrying a cane and briefcase.

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