Infamous 'London Poverty Map'

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Clip from Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum  |  Episode 4  |  SBS  |  July 25, 2017

In 1891, businessman Charles booth researched and defined what poverty was - and where the poor lived in London. He produced a 'poverty map', which led wealthy Londoners to call for sterilisation, deportation and labour camps for the city's poorest.

In 1891, businessman Charles booth researched and defined what poverty was - and where the poor lived in London. He produced a 'poverty map', which led wealthy Londoners to call for sterilisation, deportation and labour camps for the city's poorest.

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