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a drink by gas light

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Le petit terroir - Фруктовые и ягодные начинки для макаронс

Фруктовые и ягодные начинки для макаронс

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In 1901-2, Horace Warner took photos of East End street kids, who he called 'Spitalfields nippers'. Here's a selection of the rare ones that have survived to this day

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

In 1901-2, Horace Warner took photos of East End street kids, who he called 'Spitalfields nippers'. Here's a selection of the rare ones that have survived to this day

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Britain's slumdogs: The ragged and filthy East End children of just 100 years ago living a life of grime

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.

Mary Kelly - Jack the Rippers last victim

A likeness of Mary Kelly Who may have been Jack the Rippers last victim. As we don't know who 'Jack' was or his real number of victims nothing is certain

In Cloth Fair, next to Smithfield Market  1882. This is amazing. Movie sets and carefully staged era photographs seldom communicate how dirty things had to be in cities back then. The smoke and dung and coal everywhere...the crooked houses, how cramped it all had to be. These pictures are fuel for my mind whenever I read historic fiction. It wasn't Jane Austin movies. It was this.

Cloth Fair, next to Smithfield Market. You can see more pictures from the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London in The Ghosts of Old London and In Search of Relics of Old London.

Spring-Heeled Jack, the terror of Victorian London

Penny novels about murder and other crimes came to be known as "Penny Dreadfuls". This one is Spring-Heeled Jack, the terror of Victorian London

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