West Cork History

Caricatures of the Irish in London Press early 19th century:  Irish Bog Trotters 1812, Posting in Ireland 1805, A New Irish Jaunting Car 1819, Paddy Whack’s First Ride In a Sedan 1800, The Scare crows Arrival or Honest Pat Giving Them an Irish welcome 1803.

Courtesy Nicholas K Robinson, Four Courts Press.

It is interesting in the Coaching Cartoon a man is shown presumably an old soldier with a stump of a leg maybe a legacy of all the earlier wars.


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