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Tag Archives: “Mayhew’s London” Henry Mayhew 1861

MUDLARKING—ITS PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE

A MUD LARK IS defined by Merriam-Webster as  “a person who grubs in mud (as in search of stray bits of coal, iron, rope). specifically: an urchin who grubs for … Continue reading

August 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

MAYHEW’S COMESTIBLES

HENRY MAYHEW WAS A social researcher of London’s mid-nineteenth century. His works were collected in 1851 in London Labour and the London Poor, describing the working class of this largest … Continue reading

November 9, 2019 · 2 Comments