Poverty in early Edwardian London | In Times Gone By…

Adelaide Springett was ashamed of her tattered boots and so took them off for her photograph, taken in 1901. The children who were photographed at the end of the Victorian and in the Edwardian eras…

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3 thoughts on “Poverty in early Edwardian London | In Times Gone By…

  1. What a haunting image. Even with such poverty, the child is still wearing a hat. That hat was no doubt considered to be more important than the tattered shoes she removed, revealing her unwashed feet.
    I can’t get her face out of my mind now.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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