Source 1c

Detail of The New Poor Law poster 1837 (EXT 6/1)


[Conversation between a man wearing a hat and a man pulling a cart:]

What have you got in the truck, Joe? – The infant poor wot’s died, I’m going to take one to the hospital to sell for the surgeons, we generally have such a load as this here once a week.


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3. This is another extract from the poster.

  • What has ‘Joe’ got in the truck?
  • What is he going to do with it?