'"St. Giles's-in-the-Fields" by Towneley Green' from the Illustrated London News
- Article by:
- Judith Flanders
- Poverty and the working classes
Judith Flanders examines the state of housing for the 19th-century urban poor, assessing the ‘improvements’ carried out in slum areas and the efforts of writers, including Charles Dickens and Henry Mayhew, to publicise such living conditions.