Covent Garden Flower Women - how the other half (or lived. A Woodburytype of flower sellers with their baskets, taken from 'Street Life in London' written by Adolphe Smith with photography by the Scottish photographer John Thomson
Victorian Sweep 'The Temperance Sweep' and a barefooted boy small enough to fit inside narrow passages. Original Artwork: From 'Street Life in London' by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith - pub. 1877 (Photo by John Thomson/Getty Images).
Victorian 'Mush-Fakers' and ginger beer makers with their cart. Original Publication: From 'Street Life In London' by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith - pub. 1877 (Photo by John Thomson/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
"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.