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Hookey Alf, a coal porter on the right of the picture, outside a Whitechapel pub. From John Thomson's book 'Street Life in London'.
Hookey Alf, a coal porter on the right of the picture, outside a Whitechapel pub. From John Thomson's book 'Street Life in London'.
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Hookey Alf, a coal porter on the right of the picture, outside a Whitechapel pub. From John Thomson's book 'Street Life in London'.
After an accident left him unable to work, he waited outside pubs or railway stations trying to get work selling matches or light manual labour.
1877
London Metropolitan Archives
LCC Photograph Library
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