Ireland 1847

Asenath Nicholson. “We met flock s of wretched children going to school for the ‘bit of bread,’ some crying with hunger, and some begging to get in without the penny which was required for their tuition. The poor little emaciated creatures went weeping away, one saying he had been ‘looking for the penny all day yesterday, and could not get it.’ This day I saw enough, and my heart was sick—sick!” The Truth Behind The Irish Famine’ 72 paintings and 472 eyewitness quotes.

The Truth Behind The Irish Famine by Jerry Mulvihill

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