Ireland 1847

Emigration ship across the Atlantic. Robert Whyte “I spent a considerable part of the day watching sharks that followed in our wake with great constancy… the mate said it was a certain forerunner of death. The Triton lost 136 passengers on the voyage. All these were thrown overboard and buried in the Atlantic.” Taken from The Truth Behind The Irish Famine, 72 paintings, 400 eye witness quotes:

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