Horace Warner’s intimate portraits of London’s poorest children in the early 1900s / London

Adelaide Springett was so ashamed of her tattered boots, she took them off for this 1901 photograph by Horace Warner. He took many intimate portraits of London’s poorest children in the early

An Astonishing Photographic Discovery | Spitalfields Life

Spitalfields Nippers - photographs taken by Horace Warner in Spitalfields (London) at the turn of the and centuries.

Animals you may not have known existed

Animals you may not have known existed

An Astonishing Photographic Discovery | Spitalfields Life

Spitafields Nippers - photographs taken by Horace Warner in Spitalfields at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Poverty in liverpool. Poor little mites :-(

In the light of Russia's crushing poverty, Leo Tolstoy abandons art for a decade to concentrate on moral & religious writing, culminating in his 1882 essay, "So What Are We Then to Do?

Poor children would arrive into homes with all their worldly possessions, which usually amounted to very little. One little girl at the Rose Cottage Home in Dickleburgh arrived clutching only 'a chestnut and a penny'.

'Waif' girl, c. A homeless girl, wearing ragged clothing, as she looked when first taken into the care of the Waifs and Strays Society.

Spitalfields life, 1912

These photos were taken by Horace Warner in 1912 in Spitalfields England. These photos were taken by Horace Warner in 1912 in Spitalfields England.

Spitalfields 1912 photographed by Horace Warner

These photos were taken by Horace Warner in 1912 in Spitalfields England. These photos were taken by Horace Warner in 1912 in Spitalfields England.

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Around photographer Horace Warner took a series of portraits of some of the poorest people in London - creating relaxed, intimate imag.

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'Waif' girl, c. A homeless girl, wearing ragged clothing, as she looked when first taken into the care of the Waifs and Strays Society.

An Astonishing Photographic Discovery | Spitalfields Life

Photo by Horace Warner, ca. From the book "Spitalfields Nippers" to be published on Nov containing recently discovered photographic masterpieces by Horace Warner, depicting Quaker children in London's East End at the turn of the century.

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