|An iconic image of a Victorian slum|
Paul Gustave Doré
Gustave Doré (1823-1883) was a French artist best known for his engravings in wood and steel. Two of his most famous works are his illustrated Bible and London: A Pilgrimage. You can view much of his work at Project Gutenburg.
|Note each backyard has its own outhouse.|
|Terrible traffic congestion and ad copy everywhere; in some ways, Victorian life wasn’t so different|
|And finally, if they made a biopic…|
|… I know who should play him … Proof of reincarnation? Hmmm….|