Scene Naples. Enter the Ghosts of starv'd Irish Peasentry [sic]!!!.
Couple seated on a chaise-longue, with table laden with food and wine to their right, open window behind them to right with view of bay outside with volcano erupting on the fartherest shore. Woman is dressed in pale blue low cut dress, hair in curls. She offers a drink to the man beside her who is wearing a yellow waistcoat, mauve coat and looking glass around his neck. He is looking up in horror at the ghosts of starving ragged Irish peasants behind her. Their right arms are raised pointing at him.
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London : Thomas McLean, 26 Haymarket, August 1st, 1830.
Printed u.c. on sheet: "Irish Affairs".
Accompanied by a series of illustrations entitled "Colonial Slavery".
Physical description: 1 print : lithograph (colour) ; image 16.2 x 23 cm., sheet 43 x 29.7 cm..
Citations/References: Published in "The Looking Glass" No. 8, August 1st 1830.
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