Leather workers in Bermondsey, 1862.

Photographs Dickens’s Victorian London. Leather merchant and tanner from Bermondsey, 1862 International Exhibition

Whole families lived in one room, sometimes sharing with other families. London, 1890-1900s

Florrie- the woman on the left History: Ancient, Biblical, Middle Ages, Modern & Family: Victorian era: Conditions of the poor

Roman Vishniac - A Vanished World - Photos of Jewish ghettos in Kraków & Mukachevo, 1935-1938. S)

Isaac Street, Kazimierz, the Jewish Sector dates to the Middle Ages. Cracow Poland by Roman Vishniac, 1938

The Victorian Era Society Facts:Upper Class,Middle Class,Working Class,Child Labour,Women's Role

Children worked in inhumane conditions. Because of these conditions, nerve strain and eyestrain were common for young textile workers.

Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work.

Britain's child slaves: They started at 4am, lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. Yet, says a new book, their misery helped forge Britain

Britain's child slaves: They started at lived off acorns and had nails put through their ears for shoddy work. - Childhood and Child Labour in The British Industrial Revolution by Professor Jane Humphries

Female worker/s from the Tredegar ironworks in ragged clothing with protective headwear and tools, by W Clayton of Tredegar, Wales, 1865. by manchestergalleries, via Flickr

Female worker/s from the Tredegar ironworks in ragged clothing with protective headwear and tools, by W Clayton of Tredegar, Wales,

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