Charles Booth Online Archive contains the original records from Booth’s survey into life and labour in London, dating from 1886-1903 and Booth family papers from 1799 to 1967. One of the most well-known achievements of Charles Booth’s Inquiry into the Life and Labour of the People in London was the Maps Descriptive of London Poverty in which the levels of poverty and wealth found by the survey investigators was mapped out street by street. (via wmmna)
Since London is the issue, visit also London Town – sixty-four images with beautiful illustrations of a 1883’s book by Thos. Crane and Ellen Houghton. (via BibliOdyssey, Suzanne G. and The Cartoonist)
Related Posts or more about London: Greenwood’s Maps of London, The Edwardians, Music Hall, London Tube and Charles Dickens.
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