Children on tenement stairs (undated, probably century), from Columbia University's Community Service Society Collection.
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Two young children huddle for comfort on the street. It was not uncommon for very young children to starve and die for lack of care and food.
Malnourished woman with children, 1900
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?
For 100 years, they stayed hidden in family albums. Now amateur photographer Horace Warner’s intimate portraits of London’s poorest children are being printed for the first time, giving a glimpse into a forgotten world
Ugly children, this photo is fun and sad. if someone truly put their kids there shame on them.
1910 - London dockers children, living in rat infested slums, surviving on discarded fish heads and tails from Billingsgate Fish Market. Their Fathers went on strike for a minimum wage of per hour per week)
These photos were taken by Horace Warner in 1912 in Spitalfields England. These photos were taken by Horace Warner in 1912 in Spitalfields England.