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
The junction of Steep Street and Trenchard Street, Bristol, 1866 John Hill Morgan,
Shared comment: Victorian match girls 1888 worked in terrible conditions, 14 hours a day for very little wages. Phosphorous used in making matches caused hair and teeth loss, yellowing of skin and phossy jaw, a type of facial bone cancer.
City of London police officer uniform from the late century.
The Tabard Inn, Borough High Street, London. "First established in 1307 and destroyed by fire in the Century." This can't be the original Inn, as they did not have photography in the c. Maybe they rebuilt it?
Old London - Ludgate Hill
250 Brick Lane, London « The Workhome Project
Mr Gorton's chemist, 146 Whitechapel Rd, London, My great grandfather's shop.
Queen Mary was known for her ability to keep her feelings to herself, however…
Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. Yet, says a new book, their misery helped forge Britain
A bunch of smiling workers of a bustling, industrious nation. A tiny federal government, no EPA, no FDA, and no unions allowed people to work as hard as they wanted. Truly a free market paradise.
White Hind Alley, Bankside, Southwark, London, The area of London which…
Lewis Hine, Child Labor, Lil Shuckers, On Labour Day…
boy sells tobbaco and cigarettes to rail users, Euston Station, London.
Wall-workers (a system of cheap advertising whereby a wall is covered with an array of placards that are hung up in the morning and taken in at night). Photo by John Thomson for the magazine Street Life in London, 1876