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Occupational photograph of Victorian match girls, ca. 1888. These girls worked in terrible conditions, for 14 hours a day, and received very little pay for their work. The phosphorous used in making matches caused hair and teeth loss, yellowing of the skin, and "phossy jaw", a type of facial bone cancer.

Shared comment: Victorian match girls 1888 worked in terrible conditions, 14 hours a day for very little wages. Phosphorous used in making matches caused hair and teeth loss, yellowing of skin and phossy jaw, a type of facial bone cancer.

| Great Depression Iowa Farm Family 1936 Photograph -

Great Depression - Iowa Farm Family 1936 - America - American History - Women's Rights - Child Labor - The Great Depression.

Victorian workhouses | Children in the Workhouse : Boys, 1909. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

“Street Arabs” (the Victorian Term Used for Homeless/Poor London Children) Spitalfields My grandmother always called them gutter snipes or little arabs

Victorian cross dressers "Fanny" and "Stella."  Fanny and Stella’s real names were Frederick Park, 22, and Ernest Boulton, 21.  They were charged and could have faced up to 10 years in prison, but the case against them collapsed.

Arrested for cross-dressing! Meet Fanny and Stella, the Victorian gentlemen charged with the 'unnatural offence' of being transvestites

Notorious transvestites who scandalized London in Fanny & Stella. The two men spent 4 months in jail awaiting trial. Despite the fact that their apartment had been under surveillance for a year, the prosecution case was weak and the men were acquitted.

Young Girl Child Labor Workers Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

Young Girl Child Labor Workers Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

Young Girl Child Labor Workers Vintage Reprint Of Old Photo Young Girl Child Labor Workers Vintage Reprint Of Old Photo Here is a historic collectible

Baby in a Victorian pram.  Prams were first seen around 1850 and became very fashionable throughout the Victorian era. They were seen as a status symbol because they were costly.

The Domestic Servant Baby in a Victorian pram. Prams were first seen around 1850 and became very fashionable throughout the Victorian era. They were seen as a status symbol because they were costly.

1910 - London dockers children, living in rat infested slums, surviving on discarded fish heads and tails from Billingsgate Fish Market. Their Fathers went on strike for a minimum wage of 6d per hour (£1.50 per week)

Typical England 1910 - London dockers children, living in rat infested slums, surviving on discarded fish heads and tails from Billingsgate Fish Market. Their Fathers went on strike for a minimum wage of per hour per week)

Children in the Victorian Age  JUST THINK MAYBE A FEW MONTHS OF THIS FOR THE KIDS OF TODAY?  YA THINK MAYBE THE ENTITLEMENT ATTITUDE WOULD GO AWAY?

The Victorian era Society Facts: Upper Class, Middle Class, Working Class, Child Labour, Women's Role. Evidences from Victorian times

Emmeline Pankhurst (15 July 1858 -14 June 1928) was the leader of the British suffragette movement. Opposed to Pankhurst and the concept of women being allowed to vote, were of course most men and most institutions; including the Church of England & British Royal Family. In protest, Pankhurst and other women chained themselves to the railings outside Buckingham Palace. Photo shows her being arrested and taken away by police. She never gave up, and in 1928, women won the right to vote in the…

Emmeline Pankhurst arrested outside Buckingham Palace, I have a copy of this photograph posted in my bedroom. After every election I participate in, I place my "I Voted" sticker on it.

Maids 1864 - This is an exquisite photo of two young girls in service in England in 1864.

[Oscar Gustave Rejlander Maids Drawing water at Freshwater, chores are always a horrid job but it's gotton easiers

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Caption: "These children were subjected to horrible conditions as young chimney sweeps.

A mother with her baby and child in a typical London slum, December 1912. The bedroom also serves as a kitchen

A mother with her baby and child in a typical London slum, December The bedroom also serves as a kitchen

Jobs for the girls: Other naval roles available to women included working as motor transport drivers, although as this image shows, that often included doing repairs

Jobs for the girls: Amazing vintage photographs provide a vivid snapshot of working life for British women during World War Two

Browse WWII: Women At War latest photos. View images and find out more about WWII: Women At War at Getty Images.

Adelaide Springett was so ashamed of her tattered boots, she took them off for this 1901 photograph. Adapted from Spitalfields Nippers by Horace Warner, published by Spitalfields Life Books, £20.

Portraits of the Spitalfields Nippers taken by photographer in book

Adelaide Springett was so ashamed of her tattered boots, she took them off for this 1901 photograph by Horace Warner. He took many intimate portraits of London’s poorest children in the early

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