Criminals escaping to Canada

Description

"The Alderman's Alternative - To Sing Sing, or Canada?" From the cover of Puck, 18, no. 464 (January 27, 1886). The illustration criticizes criminals escaping to Canada in order to avoid imprisonment in the U.S. On the far side of the river, possibly the Niagara, are estates labeled with the names of escaped criminals including Fredericka Mandelbaum.

Source and Copyright

Creator J.A. Wales
Medium Illustration
Source Library of Congress
Copyright Public Domain
Disclaimer Courtesy of the Library of Congress