Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent

Leaving England

Engraving of a dock where a crowd is boarding a sailing vessel with an impressive amount of baggage.

Boarding at Waterloo Dock in Liverpool, England (1850), wooden engraving by Smyth S.

© McCord Museum, M993X.5.1530.1.

This engraving illustrates the conditions in which many emigrants left Great Britain for America throughout the 19th century.

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