A depiction of an Irish eviction by Gerardine Cooper

Sidney Osborne 1849. “The word is now given by the Agent to his destructives. If the people will not come out of the dwellings they are dragged out, with them, the bed, kettle, old wheel, tub, and one or two stools, with perhaps an old chest. Few cabins have anything to add to this list of furniture. The tenants are ejected; the living and dead stock being alike out in the road.”Taken from the book The Truth Behind The Irish Famine, 72 paintings, 472 eyewitness quotes: http://www.jerrymulvihill.com

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