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Images Dated 6th June 2018

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'Gin Lane', 1751. Artist: William Hogarth Featured 6 Jun 2018 Print

'Gin Lane', 1751. Artist: William Hogarth

'Gin Lane', 1751.The scene is the St Giles slums. A child falls to its death from the arms of its drunk mother who sits with ulcerated legs. A skeletal figure holds an empty glass. Goods are being pawned in order to buy gin, a baby is being fed with gin, a corpse is put into a coffin in the background.The pawnbroker, distiller and undertaker are the only well-off and successful people in the neighbourhood. Third of four states of plate. This print was published in support of a campaign directed against gin drinking among London's poor. Consumption of cheap spirits by the poor had soared in the early eighteenth century, with dire social consequences. Gin inspires violence and careless inebriation. Addiction to spirits leads to negligence, poverty and death

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Crowd outside the closed East India Dock Gates, Poplar, London, 1897. Artist: Unknown Featured 6 Jun 2018 Print

Crowd outside the closed East India Dock Gates, Poplar, London, 1897. Artist: Unknown

Crowd outside the closed East India Dock Gates, Poplar, London, 1897. Men wait, locked out of the East India Docks, probably during a strike in which the dock workers demanded fair pay and conditions. The most famous docker's strike took place in 1889, in which the employers accepted defeat and granted the main demands. This paved the way for the trades union movement

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Election fair, Copenhagen Fields, Islington, London, 1795. Artist: James Gillray Featured 6 Jun 2018 Print

Election fair, Copenhagen Fields, Islington, London, 1795. Artist: James Gillray

'Copenhagen House.I tell you, citizens, we mean to new-dress the Constitution and turn it, and set a new nap on it Shakespeare'; showing an election fair in Copenhagen Fields, Islington, London, 1795. On a platform to the right a gesticulating figure, over whose head another, grinning, is holding a green umbrella. Another man is holding a sheet inscribed Resolution of the London Correspond Society

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