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The poor docker's baby.

The poor docker's baby.
The poor docker's baby.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H4473
Description: A docker holds an effigy of a starving child during one of the strikers' marches to Tower Hill. The dockers’ cause was greatly aided by the exposure of docklands poverty in Booth’s investigations. Progressive opinion throughout the capital was shocked and dismayed when the true extent of East End poverty was revealed.
Creator: 'Illustrated London News'
Date: 7 September 1889
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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