Gustave Doré (1833–83) signed a contract for the five-year project London: A Pilgrimage with the London publishers, Grant and Company, for which he was paid the huge sum of £10,000 a year for the three years that the proposed work would require. — Philip V. Allingham

London docks and warehouses

Crowded streets and slums

Factories and industrial work

Street people and the working poor

Leisure activities, high and low

The Thames and its Bridges


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Jerrold, Blanchard, and Gustave Doré. London: A Pilgrimage. London: Grant & Co., 1872.

Last modified 26 August 2017