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Slum housing at Snowfields, Bermondsey.
|Slum housing at Snowfields, Bermondsey.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2399|
|Description: The rears of housing in Snowfields, numbers 136, 137, 138. By the end of the 19th century, the living conditions in Bermondsey were awful. There were known examples of nine people living in one room and one tap serving 25 houses with no sanitation. Conditions remained bad well into the 20th century.|
|Credit line: Southwark Library Collection|