Ireland 1845–52

An illustration of an evicted family keeping warm by a fire they have made. It is estimated that, excluding peaceable surrenders, well over a quarter of a million people were evicted between 1845 and 1854. Taken from the book ‘The Truth Behind The Irish Famine’. 72 paintings and 472 eyewitness quotes. Signed copies at

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