A Barnardo contrast printed in his annual report for 1874-75. Based on earlier photographs, the drawings document a boy's condition before and after being rescued. The boy, Samuel Reed, later testified that Barnardo pressured him to smile for the photograph.

From Imagined orphans: poor families, child welfare, and contested citizenship in London by Lydia Murdoch

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  • European: 1400-1800
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  • Figure 6. A Barnardo contrast printed in his annual report for 1874-75. Based on earlier photographs, the drawings document a boy's condition before and after being rescued. The boy, Samuel Reed, later testified that Barnardo pressured him to smile for the photograph.