Thursday, 25 March 2010

Prisoner 4100

Prisoner 4100, originally uploaded by The National Archives UK.

George Davey was sentenced to one month's hard labour in Wandsworth Prison in 1872 for stealing two rabbits. He was ten years old.

The National Archives have a flickr account - there are some wonderful images to browse through. You can click on the links to go to their page.

1 comment:

Kylie said...

What is it about these photos that is so fascinating and compelling?! I could trawl my way through the archive for hours quite happily. Do you see their stories played out through the look in their faces as well? It's just amazing. Thanks for the great link. K