Natasha Sargeant

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Moreland match Factory Gloucester England's Glory

Churned out by the billions in enormous unsafe factories, matches were indispensable whether the aim was repelling Morlocks or merely lighting one’s pipe.

Matchgirls participating in a strike against Bryant & May in London, 1888.

Shared comment: Victorian match girls 1888 worked in terrible conditions, 14 hours a day for very little wages. Phosphorous used in making matches caused hair and teeth loss, yellowing of skin and phossy jaw, a type of facial bone cancer.

Drawing of the Moreland Match Factory

Drawing of the Moreland Match Factory

Match Seller, Greenwich 1884, London No Shoes.. I am sure he did not make much money.

Match Seller, Greenwich London victorian era london was a very harsh environment for young children living in poverty

A group of match-girls in 1888, the year the workers at the Bryant & May Match Factory in Bow, East London, went on strike.

A group of match-girls in the year the workers at the Bryant & May Match Factory in Bow, East London, went on strike. (THE ELEPHANT MAN)