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The best pictures of street urchins in Victorian London

Posted in Best pictures, Children, Historical articles, History, London, Philanthropy on Thursday, 17 September 2015

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The best pictures of Victorian street urchins are images made with both documentary realism and sentimentality.
The first picture shows an urchin before the magistrate in London.

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The first offence by Dorothy Stanley

The second picture shows a pair of street arabs.

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Two Little Street Arabs

The third picture is a beggar boy.

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The beggar boy

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