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In Cloth Fair, next to Smithfield Market 1882. This is amazing. Movie sets and carefully staged era photographs seldom communicate how dirty things had to be in cities back then. The smoke and dung and coal everywhere...the crooked houses, how cramped it all had to be. These pictures are fuel for my mind whenever I read historic fiction. It wasn't Jane Austin movies. It was this.
What Sara might have seen from her garret window. / Get unique, hands-on activity ideas for A LITTLE PRINCESS by Frances Hodgson Burnett at www.litwitsworksh... LitWits Kits make literature real and fun for kids – so they want to read more!
A Muffin Man, c.1910, London~ Victorian/Edwardian households had many fresh foods delivered; muffins would be delivered door-to-door by a muffin man.The "muffin" in question was the bread product known in the U.S.A. as English muffins,not the much sweeter cupcake-shaped American variety."Have you seen the muffin man, the muffin man.Have you seen the muffin man who lives down Drury Lane." "The Muffin Man" is a traditional nursery rhyme & children's song.Drury Lane is a thoroughfare in Westminster