Vintage photo victorian London street children (reminds me of Sherlock Holmes's Baker Street Boys).

The cabinet of Doctor Darling: A place poised somewhere between gentle neglect and downright dereliction

Adelaide Springett was so ashamed of her tattered boots, she took them off for this 1901 photograph. Adapted from Spitalfields Nippers by Horace Warner, published by Spitalfields Life Books, £20.

Portraits of the Spitalfields Nippers taken by photographer in book

Adelaide Springett was so ashamed of her tattered boots, she took them off for this 1901 photograph by Horace Warner. He took many intimate portraits of London’s poorest children in the early

Poverty in liverpool. Poor little mites :-( What Donald Nasty Trump is trying to do to our country.

In the light of Russia's crushing poverty, Leo Tolstoy abandons art for a decade to concentrate on moral & religious writing, culminating in his 1882 essay, "So What Are We Then to Do?

'Promenade in Portobello', 1954 by Ken Russell, before he was a film director Ken was a photographer, view his 'Lost London' photos here

Portobello Road is a street in the Notting Hill district of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in West London. - Here is Ken Russell's, "Promenade in Portobello", 1954 - Four little girlfriends out for a stroll.

Children watching a Punch and Judy show on a London street in 1936 © The Print Collector

Children watching a Punch and Judy show on a London street in 1936 © The Print Collector B/W Print Colourised by Pearse.

Ragamuffins: Annie, seven, and one-year-old Nellie, sit sad and hungry on sacking outside their house in Spitalfields. They were among ten children born to single mother Annie Daniels. Five of their siblings died in childhood

Portraits of the Spitalfields Nippers taken by photographer in book

Spitalfields Nippers: Annie, seven, and one-year-old Nellie, sit sad and hungry on sacking outside their house in Spitalfields. They were among ten children born to single mother Annie Daniels. Five of their siblings died in childhood

Rag-and-bone man, with horse and cart, once a common sight on British streets. He would call out Rag n' Bone Rag n' Bone and collect just those things and lived off the proceeds he could sell on. They still exist but now use vans and lorries

Rag-and-bone man, with horse and cart, once a common sight on British streets. People would shovel up the horse manure for their roses!

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