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Dicken's London in recently discovered period 1877 photographs


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#1 James Steven Beverly

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 04:01 AM

Inspirational, as I've never seen THESE kind of pictures in any movies about the period:

 

http://www.dailymail...hotography.html

 

It's fascinating to see the Gilded Age was only "Gilded" for the rich.


Edited by James Steven Beverly, 05 January 2014 - 04:02 AM.

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#2 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 06:15 AM

I don't think it's that surprising. What worries me is that we seem to be inexorably returning to a sharply-stratified society of very rich and very poor.


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#3 James Steven Beverly

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 01:57 PM

Exactly my point. It will make a good allegorical tale as an excellent example of what George Santayana's philosophical warning "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" meant in it's most practical terms.


Edited by James Steven Beverly, 05 January 2014 - 01:59 PM.

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