'Refuges for the Destitute' from the Illustrated London News

Description

This front page to the December 1843 Illustrated London News depicts 'refuges for the destitute' - sheltered lodgings for homeless adults and children. The accommodation is basic and sparse, with wooden boxes and straw supplied for bedding. Published during the Christmas season, the newspaper was evidently trying to appeal to readers' sense of charity.

Full title:
'Refuges for the Destitute'
Published:
30 December 1843, London
Format:
Newspaper / Illustration / Image / Ephemera
Creator:
The Illustrated London News
Copyright:
© Sourced from the British Newspaper Archive
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
P.P.7611.

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