Fantasies of the future – Wellcome Collection.

In this dramatic Victorian prediction, politics is centre-stage:
Ireland has been brought to her knees before Britannia.
This seems less a prediction than a reference to the potato famine from the 1840s that had devastated Ireland.
Other doom-and-gloom forecasted included shipwrecks and war.
Source: Fantasies of the future | Wellcome Collection

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