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Poverty map of Old Nichol slum, East End of London, showing Bethnal Green Road, from Charles Booth’s Labour and Life of the People. Volume 1: East London (London: Macmillan, 1889).

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Bethnal Green. Minimal, cotton, linen, brick, plaster, wood, family, community. More at https://uk.pinterest.com/garylaundy/working-class-victorian-britain/

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Londoners take shelter during a German bombing during the Blitz. This photo is of Bethnal Green Underground Tube Station, which could accommodate up to 7,000 people during an air raid. #London | HauntedRooms.co.uk

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Quirky photos from Britain's past... Bananas were a crowd puller: A scene from Bethnal Green, east London in 1946. Smiling women queuing for the much awaited bananas which have been scarce since the beginning of the Second World War.

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Visible in stone: women's history through the buildings they lived and worked in

Market Court in Kensington High Street, London. Women came to play a big part in pioneering housing re-development, for example philanthropist Octavia Hill, initiated housing reform schemes as early as

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