Houseless and Hungry

Houseless and Hungry. Sir Luke Fildes. Wood engraving, 11½ x 16 inches. The Graphic (4 December 1869): 9. This illustration accompanied a descriptive text and appeared in the opening number; Thomas, the editor, gave Fildes free range to choose whatever subject he wanted, with the intention of creating as great an impact as possible.

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