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london calling…across the folly ditch

Jacob’s Island was one of the most notorious of the riverside slums in early Victorian England. Accessible only by rickety wooden bridges that spanned odorous and oozy ditches, Jacob’s Island was a noisome enclave of decaying houses whose windows, windows … Continue reading

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