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Cartoon from Punch

This cartoon, appearing April 25, 1845, was drawn by John Leech. Scotland and England are criticized for their treatment of Ireland. 

John Leech (1817-64) was Chief cartoonist for Punch from 1841 to 1861, contributing about 3,000 drawings. Also drew or etched for some fifty books, the most widely known being Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol.

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