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Monday, October 20, 2008

1900's England: Tea Warehouses

Children labeling tea at Butlers Wharf, London (Photo from BBC)

From 1921 children had to be at least 12 years old before they could work full-time, though some of these boys look younger. They appear to be labelling tins of tea. Their work benches are made of wooden panels and upturned tea chests.
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