Children's Playroom, St Pelagia's Home, Highgate
The children's playroom at St Pelagia's Home 'for penitent girls' at 34 Highgate West Hill, London N6. The home provided accommodation for unmarried mothers and their children. Date: circa 1932
© Mary Evans/Peter Higginbotham Collection
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Hindu penitents on swing, holding burning coals
Hindu penitents on swing, holding burning coals, rolling on the ground. . Handcolored lithograph from Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsche's Complete Gallery of Peoples in True Pictures, Meissen, circa 1835-1840.
© Florilegius / Mary Evans
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