Victorian London Revealed: Gustave Doré's Metropolis
In 1872 Gustave Dore published London: A Pilgrimage, in which he captured, often from memory, the life of the world's greatest city. His London was a city of contrasts: of light and shadow, a vital, bustling metropolis which encompassed the fashionable Ladies' Mile in Hyde Park and the appalling poverty of the East End rookeries.
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