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1,339 words, approx. 5 pages
Henry Mayhew is best known today for his four-volume survey of London street life at mid-century, London Labour and the London Poor (1851-1852; 1861-1862), the best and perhaps the only extensive glim... Read more
6,262 words, approx. 21 pages
Henry Mayhew's reputation as a pioneering nineteenth-century social historian has been as uneven as his career itself. In actual time, Mayhew's important work took up only eight years of a long forty-... Read more
3,822 words, approx. 13 pages
Henry Mayhew was both a founder of Punch; or, The London Charivari (1841) and a preeminent investigator of poverty in nineteenth-century London. While his association with this humorous magazine was b... Read more