Boy Pupil at a Ragged School

#Picture Number SO37

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a boy pupil at a Ragged School. Shaggy-haired, and wearing torn clothes, he holds a pile of books. Ragged Schools were charity schools which provided free education for destitute children from the 1840s onwards. From very small original.