19th Century, Discrimination
This political cartoon illustrates society's perception of the Irish's racial inferiority. A menacing, simian-featured monster, this was the pervading image of “Paddy” during the early/mid nineteenth century.
"Gun Powder." Harper's Weekly. Accessed at http://chnm.gmu.edu/exploring/19thcentury/alienmenace/assignment.php.
Political Cartoon in Magazine
Harper's Weekly, “Gun Powder ,” Inbetween Peoples, accessed September 24, 2020, https://as205.omeka.net/items/show/164.