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East End slum Street 1912 ~ The Whitechapel district of London at the end of the nineteenth century was generally regarded as being a ‘horrible black labyrinth, reeking from end to end and swarming with human vermin, whose trade is robbery and whose recreation is murder’.

East End slum Street 1912 ~ The Whitechapel district of London at the end of the nineteenth century was generally regarded as being a ‘horrible black labyrinth, reeking from end to end and swarming with human vermin, whose trade is robbery and whose recre

4)By using a high camera angle gives a point of you that the viewer is looking down at it. It creates a sense the place is a low place eg; third world, down in the dumps etc. which communicates it to be poor, impoverished.

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

For the last month, photographer Narciso Contreras has been showing the destruction in Aleppo, Syria. Here, people walk past damaged homes during heavy fighting between Free Syrian Army fighters and government forces

Children play in slum housing area in Hulme, Manchester, 4 July 1946, White, Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum Collection / SSPL

Photographs that look like L.S. Lowry paintings

Children play in slum housing area in Hulme, Manchester, 4 July White, Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum Collection / SSPL

Kowloon: Over time, both the British and the Chinese governments found the massive, anarchic city to be increasingly intolerable - despite the low reported crime rate in later years

Kowloon Walled City: A rare insight into one of the most densely populated places on earth which housed 50,000 people

Kowloon Walled City - West Side Street, 1989 (by Greg Girard) / alley / sci fi / dark future / cyberpunk / dystopia

Red Lion Street area, Kirk's Yard, Nottingham, 1919.  All demolished in the late 1920's-early 30's and replaced by some of the first purpose built council houses. Narrow Marsh lay beneath the cliff of the Lace Market, seen here in the background. The area was notorious for slum dwellings and outbreaks of cholera and other diseases. The houses on the left show frame-knitters windows. The timber-frame house, 'Marsh Farm' may be Tudor, with a marvellous display of repairs and patching.

Red Lion Street area, Kirk's Yard, Nottingham, All demolished in the late…

East End Photographs and Drawings - Page 46 - Casebook Forums - Maybe Spitalfields  Street, London's East End? Unfortunately there's no date or definite location, but it's an amazing photo, like something out of a Dickens' novel!

The Saffron Hill Rookery where Dickens placed Fagin's Den Oliver Twist / London

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