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Foundling museum, London

Foundling museum, London

Foundling Museum:Love tokens    The love tokens at the Foundling Hospital as it was are said to have been a great influence on Charles Dickens when he came to write Oliver Twist.

Foundling Museum:Love tokens The love tokens at the Foundling Hospital as it was are said to have been a great influence on Charles Dickens when he came to write Oliver Twist.

Closed public toilet in London

Closed public toilet in London

Advertisement for London Coffee House - c. 1700 Coffeehouses were everywhere in Georgian England. They had a reputation for allowing people of 'dubious repute' in them and were looked upon with disapproval among more conservative sectors of society. It was a place that brought all walks of life together though polite ladies did not frequent them in the 18th century.

Advertisement for London Coffee House - c. 1700 Coffeehouses were everywhere in Georgian England. They had a reputation for allowing people of 'dubious repute' in them and were looked upon with disapproval among more conservative sectors of society. It was a place that brought all walks of life together though polite ladies did not frequent them in the 18th century.

an online exhibition documenting the tokens left with children given by their mothers to the bloomsbury foundling's hospital in the 18th century.. heart breaking..

an online exhibition documenting the tokens left with children given by their mothers to the bloomsbury foundling's hospital in the 18th century.. heart breaking..

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