Unwanted babies for sale in 1940's Italy. Probably from unwed mothers, pverty-stricken families, or prostitutes.

History In Pictures ‏ Unwanted babies for sale in Italy. Probably from unwed mothers, poverty-stricken families, or prostitutes. ------ so apparently you didn't need the black market if you wanted to sell a baby in Italy

Just some utterly amazing photos of Victorian London!

Victorian London: The Oxford Arms Inn which stood in a short lane leading out of the west side of Warwick Lane, where this photograph was taken from. The Inn was demolished in

Horace Warner/The Religious Society of Friends in Britain A view of Union Place in Spitalfields  This should be a set of photographs.

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

Horace Warner/The Religious Society of Friends in Britain A view of Union Place in Spitalfields This should be a set of photographs.

A young girl cuddles with a cat. [Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901]   Credit: Horace Warner/The Religious Society of Friends in Britain A young girl cuddles with a cat

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

liquidnight:Horace Warner “ One of the Spitalfields Nippers Spitalfields, London, 1912 [via Spitalfields Life] ”

London Orphanage- Pretty As They Come!

London orphanage, they look like they're window shopping for a baby brother or…

Ghosts of London - find the people hiding in the photograph.  #socialmedia #training

Cock and Magpie Tavern (right), Drury Lane South side of street at intersection of Drury Ct. (today intersection of Drury Lane and Aldwych).

Fleet St., Victorian London

Old houses, Fleet Street, This photograph was commissioned by the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London to form part of a per.

J. Sainsbury pre-1900

Sainsbury Wonderfully busy window displays and a team of helpers pose for the photographer.

Old woman who inhabited the alleys off Fleet St. Characterful portraits of Londoners, believed to be by photographer Donald McLeish (1879-1950), selected from the three volumes of Wonderful London edited by St John Adcock and produced by The Fleetway House in the nineteen-twenties.

Dignified and characterful portraits of Londoners, believed to be by photographer Donald McLeish selected from the three volumes of Wonderful London edited by St John Adcock and produced by The Fleetway House in the nineteen-twenties.

“An Old Clothes Shop in St Giles”, 1876, Victorian London captured on camera in the 1870s

"Street Life in London" by John Thomson An Old Clothes Shop, St Giles - “As a rule, secondhand clothes shops are far from distinguished in their cleanliness, and are often the fruitful medium for the propagation of fever, smallpox &c.

Spain_026 - Gypsy dancing    A series of pictures taken in Spain by Kurt Hielscher from 1914 - 1919. The scans were made from my own private copy. The book is in the public domain - but the existing copy in the Internet archive is sub-standard.

- Gypsy dancing - Original pinner: "A series of pictures taken in Spain by Kurt Hielscher from 1914 - The scans were made from my own private copy. The book is in the public domain - but the existing copy in the Internet archive is sub-standard.

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