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Illustration - Eviction of Peasantry in Ireland

Illustration Eviction of Peasantry in Ireland during the Potato Famine

During the "Irish Potato Famine," people were evicted from their homes because landlords did not want to be responsible for their tennants.  

This image, which was included in the Illustrated London News for December 16, 1848, depicts such a scene.  It is entitled, "The Ejectment."


Media Credits

Image, described above, online courtesy Vassar College.

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