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Title A Terrible Record
Date 2 Jul 1881
Document Type Illustration
Publisher Information Weekly Freeman
Reference PD Weekly Freeman 1881 July (A)
Library / Archive National Library of Ireland
Collection Name Prints & Drawings
Description This image was part of a supplement to The Weekly Freeman. The caption beneath reads: "Erin – In forty years I have lost, through the operation of no natural law, more than Three Millions of my Sons and Daughters, and they, the Young and the Strong, leaving behind the Old and the Infirm to weep and to die. Where is this to end?"
Theme(s) Responses to Immigration
Country (from) Ireland
Country (to) United States of America
Nationality Irish; European
Keywords emigration, emigrant, government, population, death, poverty, population
Language English
Copyright Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland