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Workhouses

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Photographer Lewis Hine captured the appalling child labor conditions of early century America in stark, history-making detail. Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Victorian London, Victorian Era, London 1800, Victorian Photos, Lewis Wickes Hine, Fotografia Social

1800s ~ London children workhouse For the next time my classes complain about how much homework they have.

Workhouse Uniform ----- At Bristol, in the for example, prostitutes wore a yellow dress, and unmarried pregnant women a red one. Nice way to mark out the "fallen women"(! Victorian Life, Victorian London, Victorian Photos, Victorian Fashion, Victorian History, 1890s Fashion, Victorian Steampunk, London History, British History

Workhouse Uniform

Workhouse Uniform ----- At Bristol, in the 1830s, for example, prostitutes wore a yellow dress, and unmarried pregnant women a red one.

Young boy's at work. The Workhouse in St Pancras, London: Middlesex. my grandfather was sent to TS Elliot at Gosport. Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Era, Victorian History, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Images

The Workhouse in St Pancras, London: Middlesex

A Comprehensive History of the Workhouse by Peter Higginbotham

Mental-Asylums-In-Victorian-Era.Do you really think there were this many real mental patients? Remember this was just one Asylum. I wonder how many were committed for various reasons, just to get rid of them. Victorian History, Victorian Life, Victorian London, Victorian Fashion, London History, British History, Bbc History, Liverpool History, Study History

Victorian Workhouse | Publish with Glogster!

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Before Whitechapel Workhouse in Vallance Rd. Photo by Jack London - People of the Abyss - Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian History, Victorian Street, London Pubs, Tudor History, Victorian Era, Vintage Pictures

Jack London, Photographer

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

Vintage photographs of street life in Victorian London by Scottish photographer John Thomson. Victorian Street, Victorian London, Victorian Era, Victorian Steampunk, London Life, London Street, East London, Art Expo, 19th Century London

In Darkest London: Investigating Destitution in the 1920s

Kirsten Jarrett Classic Text: In Darkest London by Ada Chesterton (1926) Anne Turner was the pseudonym used by Ada Elizabeth Chesterton, the widow of G.K. Chesterston’s brother Cecil, herself…

Hackney Hospital, formerly the Union Workhouse ~ built in 1841 as a workhouse. In the workhouse came under the control of the London County Council, becoming Hackney Hospital. The final hospital departments closed in Described as "arguably the Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, London History, British History, Old Hospital, General Hospital, Hackney Central, London Street Photography

Rear Window > Care and Control

Hackney Hospital, formerly the Union Workhouse ~ built in 1841 as a workhouse. In 1930, the workhouse came under the control of the London County Council, becoming Hackney Hospital. The final hospital departments closed in 1995. Described as "arguably the worst general hospital psychiatric facility in the country. The site was cramped & the monolithic workhouse became ill suited to modern medical standards."

An poster sized print, approx mm) (other products available) - A side view of one of the blocks of the Poplar Union workhouse, located on Poplar High Street, East London. - Image supplied by Mary Evans Prints Online - poster sized print mm) made in the UK Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Life, Old Pictures, Old Photos, London History, Uk History, Modern History

Poplar Workhouse, East London

The Print This photographic print leverages sophisticated digital technology to capture a level of detail that is absolutely stunning. The colors are vivid and pure. The high-quality archival paper, a favorite choice among professional photographers, has a refined luster quality. Product ID: 6856344

Workhouse children like my grandfather George Hill was raised in workhouse 1886 to then off to the Training Ships. Uk History, London History, British History, Family History, Victorian London, Victorian Era, Edwardian Era, Victorian Women, George Hill

Workhouse records go online and reveal British roots of millions worldwide (including Britney Spears)

They reveal some of the most intriguing, shocking and downright bizarre family trees in British history.