Balfour the Philanthropist
Gerald Balfour (to little girl) - You must come away to the Poor House, the British Treasury can't afford to pay for you at the Industrial Schools /
Phil Blake 99.
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Featuring the image of a nun at the door of a building that has "Convent and Industrial School" carved into the lintel of the door over her head; she is saying goodbye to a young girl, who is being taken by the hand by Garald Balfour (1853-1945) to the building located in the right background which has the words "Poor House" [another name for a workhouse] written across it. The young girl is clearly distressed, wiping tears from her eyes with the material from the apron she is wearing.
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[Dublin : John Porter], March 11th, 1899.
Supplement given away with Weekly Freeman and National Press. March 11th, 1899. Price Three - Halfpence.
Physical description: 1 print : chromolithograph ; 28.3 x 44.3 cm.
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|Weekly Freeman 1899 March 11 (A)||
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.