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Illustrated London News
picture of convicts, Clerkenwell, 1874. This picture shows convicts
picking oakum - that is separating the fibres from old, tarred ship's
ropes so that they can be re-used. The work was done under the Silent
Look closely at the pictures, Sources
2, 3, 4, 5, 8 and 9. Make sure you understand what you are seeing
and why it is that way.
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