Punch :Here and there; or, emigration a remedy. London, 8 July 1848.
Reference Number: PUBL-0043-1848-15
Two contrasting scenes. On the left ("Here". i.e England), a vagrant family of parents and four barefooted ragged children, standing outside a building, with smokestacks in the background. There is a notice on the door of the building heading 'caution all vagrants'. On the right ('There' i.e. somewhere in the colonies) is a family that has emigrated to one of the colonies, an interior scene with well-fed children and the parents at a groaning table, with hams and a animal carcass hanging above and the mother just serving a dish, while the father carves. A dog is seated at the table and a baby is in a cradle on the floor. There is a palm tree or tree fern visible through the window to the outside, and a dark-skinned native is being served a dish by the oldest daughter of the family.
1 image, categorised under Wood engravings, related to Punch (London periodical), England, New Zealand, Poverty, Family, Meat, Eating and drinking, Spades, Emigration and immigration, Dogs, Wealth, Ham, Industrial buildings - Great Britain, Infants and Dining rooms.
Punch. (London), Reference Number PUBL-0043 (2 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w art print(s)Wood engraving, ca 150 x 200 mm. Single art work
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copies in preference to original.
Other copies available: File print available in Pictorial Reference Service325. Emigration and immigration. 1848(DFP-004747)
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