# 20580


Probable effects of over female emigration, or, Importing the fair sex from the Savage Islands in consequence of exporting all our own to Australia !!!!!

$350.00 AUD

Etching, 165 x 310 mm, folds as issued. Originally published in The Comic Almanack and Diary 1851 (London: David Bogue, 1851). A racially charged image of the consequences facing English men due to women emigrating to Australia – their romantic prospects lying with indigenous women from the colonies, drawn with grotesquely exaggerated features.