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Female Emigration! Dedicated with all Due respect to the fair sex of Great Brittain & Ireland -by their Obedient Servant-W.N (caricature)

PAD4796
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Collection Fine art, Prints, drawings and watercolours, Caricatures
User collections Re┬ĚThink Migration by marre986
Gallery locationNot on display

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Object ID PAD4796
Description This cartoon commemorates the departure of a group of female emigrants from the Cove of Cork in October 1834 in the 'Duchess of Northumberland'. They were bound for the Australian colonies. The scenes portray the imagined hardships of the women, expressing widespread unease at the scheme [with thanks to Liz Rushen].
Date made 1834

Artist/Maker Tregear, G. S.
Newman, William
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials lithograph
Measurements Mount: 183 mm x 185 mm
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  • Female Emigration! Dedicated with all Due respect to the fair sex of Great Brittain & Ireland -by their Obedient Servant-W.N (caricature) (PAD4796)
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