Two destitute children, a boy and his little sister, beg for bread from the owner of a baker's shop.
Victorian illustration showing a grandson defeating his grandfather at a chess game.
Passengers, men, women and children, sit in the railway carriage of the Thames Subway.
Victorian illustration showing fiddler and his children begging in a busy street.
Two policemen find an abandoned baby on a quayside; in the background is the grief-stricken mother.
Destitute, ragged boys receive a meal of milk and bread from a charitable institution.
A fireman rescues a little child from a burning building. Surrounded by smoke and flames, he has climbed a ladder to an upstairs window where a man leans out, passing…
Well-dressed people attend a flower show; one woman smells the roses. The women's dresses have frills, flounces and bustles.
Gypsy family relax and cook beside their dome-shaped hut.