John Ellis, Teacher
JOHN ELLIS - Ragged school teacher 'born of humble but respectable parents' who developed his own system for educating the children of the London streets. Date: 1809 - ?
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Two ragged street women disgust respectability
In the Bars and Streets. Cartoon drawing by Phil May depicting two poor ragged street women disgusting another who they describe, with no hint of the obvious irony, as "not respectable". "If I wos you I wouldn't 'ave nothing to do with Mrs Smith; I think she ain't respectable." !! Date: circa 1890s
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