London Labour and London Poor, three volumes published

1861: Publishing house Griffin and Bohn reissued volume one of London Labour, and published a patched-together volumes two and three.

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The below image, captioned 'Thames Lightermen', is taken from the Griffin and Bohn volume 3 of London Labour, published in 1861. The image is in the public domain as its copyright has expired, and was digitised from the University of California libraries by Internet Archives.

Two men row a barge across the thames in the foreground. In the background, ships pass, and industrial buildings can be seen on the bank. The lightermen are rowing cargo. Beneath the photo, a caption reads 'THAMES LIGHTERMEN, from a sketch'

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