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He looks like a man, He works hard every day. But inside he's just a boy. What can he say?

He looks like a man, He works hard every day. But inside he's just a boy. What can he say?

Loretta Lux

Loretta Lux

I am completely obsessed with Loretta Lux portraits right now... so eerie and sweet all at the same time...

I am completely obsessed with Loretta Lux portraits right now... so eerie and sweet all at the same time...

Nebraska. c. 1910. Photograph by Frederick Blaine Humphrey.

Nebraska. c. 1910. Photograph by Frederick Blaine Humphrey.

Little is known of Horace Warner and nothing is known of his relationship to the nippers. Only 30 of these pictures survive, out of 240 he took in 1912 of the Spitalfields Nippers, East End London. They originally  accompanied the annual reports of the charitable Bedford Institute, Quaker St, Spitalfields as illustrations of poverty, "but that is not the sum total of these beguiling photographs...spirited images of something more subtle and compelling, the elusive drama of childhood itself."

Little is known of Horace Warner and nothing is known of his relationship to the nippers. Only 30 of these pictures survive, out of 240 he took in 1912 of the Spitalfields Nippers, East End London. They originally accompanied the annual reports of the charitable Bedford Institute, Quaker St, Spitalfields as illustrations of poverty, "but that is not the sum total of these beguiling photographs...spirited images of something more subtle and compelling, the elusive drama of childhood itself."

“Street Arabs” (the  Victorian Term Used for Homeless/Poor London Children)  Spitalfields c.1890

“Street Arabs” (the Victorian Term Used for Homeless/Poor London Children) Spitalfields c.1890

Spitalfields nippers: Boy and girl on window ledge

Spitalfields nippers: Boy and girl on window ledge

poor victorian children - Google Search

poor victorian children - Google Search

Spitalfields nippers: London's poorest children in the early 1900s – in pictures

Spitalfields nippers: London's poorest children in the early 1900s – in pictures