Lodging Houses In The East End

Posted: January 21, 2010 in Other Ripper Research
Homeless women in an East End doss house.
 
This is the basement of a doss house for women in Duval Street, in the East End. A bed costs sixpence a night and lodgers provide their own meals. This doss house is not a charity but run as a commercial business.
 
 
Publication: The Graphic
Artist: Fred Leist
Date: 2 December 1911
 
The kitchen of a common lodging house, Spitalfields, London.
 
The kitchen of a common lodging house, Spitalfields, London. Men and women sit together under the laundry hanging out to dry. This scene was sketched from life.
 
 
Publication: The Graphic
Artist: J.R. Brown
Date: 24 April 1886
 
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