Cartoon comparing working class 'slavery' with slavery in the West Indies

Man in middle: Think of the poor suffering Affrican called a Slave unpossess'd of any of the rights & privileges that you can enjoy, while you sit under the vine of your Reform Bill and the fig-tree of your Magna Chart_ He knows nothing of such blessings.

Poor white women: What must an industrious and honest man starve in a Country like this.

Poor white man: Yes unless I draw a cart harnessed like a beast and get fed by the Parish.

Enslaved man: A ah picaninny you eat yam yam you belly full? _him beauty Lilla

Enslaved woman: Ess sambo he berry like you.

 

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