Close No 193 Hight Street - 1868 Scottish photographer Thomas Annan’s view of the poor living conditions in the narrow lanes just off the High Street, Glasgow. Annan was commissioned by The City Improvement Trust to document the city’s slums which.
'''Hookey Alf'' of Whitechapel' A rare book, 'Street Life in London' which was the first to document the lives of everyday Londoners in 1877 has been put up for auction. (Victorian street life in London - Telegraph)
During the and centuries, a number of arsenic compounds have been used as medicine, including arsenic trioxide (by Thomas Fowler). Arsenic trioxide has been used in a variety of ways over the past 500 years, but most commonly in the treatment of cancer.
Rare glimpse of 19th-century intellectual suburban life in Hampstead