London Labour and the London Poor: A Cyclopędia of the Condition and Earnings of Those that Will Work, Those that Cannot Work, and Those that Will Not Work, Volume 3

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Griffin, Bohn,, 1861 - Charities
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The journalist Henry Mayhew started writing articles on London's poor in 1849, interviewing people so they could tell their own story. Over the years by adding vivid descriptions, statistics, essays ... Read full review

London labour and the London poor

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Journalist Mayhew wrote these texts as newspaper articles between 1849 and 1850. He exposed the underbelly of London's impoverished masses, some working, some begging, others stealing. Dickens, it ain't. Read full review

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