Lodging house for foreigners

#Picture Number SO157

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a living room in the Strangers’ Home, Limehouse, London (near the docks), founded 1856 to provide cheap and safe lodgings for sailors and servants from India, Africa and the Far East. Men sit on benches round a fire, chatting, reading and playing board games.