Ireland 1850

Moritz Hartmann. “I have seen endless numbers of people who were more naked than clothed. These emaciated, brutalised figures have gone so far as to be quite incapable of any happiness whatsoever; born with rickets, they grow up starving and die of consumption. Most Irishwomen are beautiful, and all the more terrible that vice has inscribed upon their fine countenances.” From ‘The Truth Behind The Irish Famine’ by Jerry Mulvihill. 72 paintings and 472 eyewitness quotes.

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