The American View of the Irish, Circa 1870

Lest one think it was only in England we saw images like this, here is one from America, from a popular weekly:


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  1. That is actually a pretty hilarious caricature, Gene! My grandmother was Irish, and my (English) grandfather teased her about her Irish ethnicity for a long time. I suppose they could be seen as an example of not taking words too seriously.

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