Portraits of London Street Children from the Early 1900s

Images of poverty can easily be skimmed over when looking at old photographs but, for me, the sight of the children’s bare feet is a visceral reminder of the reality of their lives.

London Street Children, 1900s (1)

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The photographer is Horace Warner (Spitalfields Nippers published by Spitalfields Life Books)

Many more photographs can be found at Vintage Everyday:
vintage everyday: 30 Astonishing Portraits of London Street Children From the Early 1900s

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