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"Two Views of a Dead Rabbit"

This essay examines two images of members of an Irish street gang in the mid-nineteenth century that address issues of immigrant stereotyping, urban immigration, poverty, and reform in the wake of large-scale Irish immigration. The link includes the essay and both of the images under discussion.

External Link: picturinghistory.gc.cuny.edu

Source | Joshua Brown, "Two Views of a Dead Rabbit," 2008, from Picturing U.S. History: An Interactive Resource for Teaching with Visual Evidence by American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, http://picturinghistory.gc.cuny.edu/item.php?item_id=168.
Creator | Joshua Brown
Rights | Copyright American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States License.
Item Type | Hyperlink
Cite This document | Joshua Brown, “"Two Views of a Dead Rabbit",” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed December 17, 2018, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1676.

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