Social Conditions

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a street trader, a little girl selling lucifer (self-igniting) matches.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of three Chinamen in a London opium den.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of families boarding an emigrant ship. Two women look sad, while children crowd…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of women gathered to visit men behind bars in a prison.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a man being attacked by two footpads armed with daggers in Venice.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a man looking for work outside a workshop; but a notice on…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of charity workers bringing a gift of strawberries to the old women's ward…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a policeman arresting a thief, or tramp, who is about to break…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of miners working at the coal face with pickaxe, hammer and chisel. A…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a country courtroom. The Irish Petty Sessions hear a case of assault,…

Victorian illustration to download showing an 18th-century scene: a highwayman on his horse lies in wait for a stagecoach which…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of an Irish peasant family. A man holding a peat spade stands opposite…