A Punch cartoon from 1843 (vol. 4, p. 46) critiquing the New Poor Law of 1834, particularly the separation of parents and children within workhouses.

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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A Punch cartoon from 1843 (vol. 4, p. 46) critiquing the New Poor Law of 1834, particularly the separation of parents and children within workhouses.
  • Figure 1. A Punch cartoon from 1843 (vol. 4, p. 46) critiquing the New Poor Law of 1834, particularly the separation of parents and children within workhouses.