The Spitalfields Nippers...street children from London circa 1912, photographed by Horace Warner. These kids inspired the characters in Charles Dickens' novels.

liquidnight: “ Horace Warner One of the Spitalfields Nippers Spitalfields, London, 1912 [via Spitalfields Life] ”

Spitalfields Nippers - it is my great delight to reveal these breathtaking photographs taken by Horace Warner in Spitalfields at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. These pictures which have never been reproduced before, and have hardly been seen by anyone outside his immediate family, are published with the gracious permission of Horace Warner’s grandson, Ian McGilvray.

Spitalfields Nippers - by Horace Warner in Spitalfields at the turn of the and centuries; published by permission of Horace Warner’s grandson, Ian McGilvray.

Spitafields Nippers - photographs taken by Horace Warner in Spitalfields at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Londons poor unfortunate children sent to work at the age of at the height of Empire " Slavery".

Rescued by the Spitalfields Trust along with the adjoining row of houses, the interior of this Georgian property has been restored to its former glory

I like this light grey for the panelling - could work well in the downstairs hall. Rescued by the Spitalfields Trust along with the adjoining row of houses, the interior of this Georgian property has been restored to its former glory

Spitafields Nippers - photographs taken by Horace Warner in Spitalfields at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Photo by Horace Warner, ca. From the book "Spitalfields Nippers" to be published on Nov containing recently discovered photographic masterpieces by Horace Warner, depicting Quaker children in London's East End at the turn of the century.

Ragamuffins: Annie, seven, and one-year-old Nellie, sit sad and hungry on sacking outside their home in Spitalfields

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

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

London East End: The pictures, taken by photographer Horace Warner 100 years ago in Spitalfields in London’s East End, were later used by social campaigners to illustrate the plight of the poorest children in London.

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

liquidnight:Horace Warner One of the Spitalfields Nippers Spitalfields, London, 1912 [via Spitalfields Life]

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