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A Potato-Eating Family in County Kerry

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Irish peasants depended on the potato crop for food at the time of “The Great Hunger.”

This image depicts a potato-eating family in Cahirciveen (a village in County Kerry) in 1846.  The image illustrated an article in the 28 February 1846 issue of the Pictorial Times.


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Image online, courtesy Steve Taylor and the Vassar College website.

 

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