Thomas Benjamin Kennington (1856-1916)

Oil on canvas

1016 x 762 mm

© Tate London

Presented by Sir Henry Tate in 1894 (Ref. NO1560)

The image is available on the Creative Commons licence CC-BY-NC-ND (3.0 Unported)

According to information on the ArtUK site, this was one of three paintings "commissioned by benefactors to highlight social evils in London," the others being The Pinch of Poverty and Homeless. — Jacqueline Banerjee

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