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Description:

A warning against emigrating in "Illustrert Folkeblad" (The Illustrated People's Newspaper) May 14, 1856. Ole: Where are you going? Peer: I am going to America. Ole: Go back home to your bowl of porridge, Peer. In America you will find hard work but little food, as you can see by looking at me. I come straight from there now. Peer: Yes, it can't be easy to live there. When you left, you were about the same size as I am, and now you don't think seem to me to be very bulky. I think I will turn back, Ole."

Subjects:

Emigration - Debate, Satire

Date:

1856

Owner:

Nasjonalbiblioteket, avdeling Oslo - Norsk-am. saml.

Negative number:

E2019


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