A street scene, also from John Thomson's 1877 Street Life in London,    shows a shoeblack with all his equipment,  while two men and a child stand nearby. London's streets frequently   resembled open bazaars, where all manner of goods -- food, clothing,   tools, cleaning supplies -- were sold from carts by people commonly   known as "costermongers."
A street scene, also from John Thomson's 1877 Street Life in London,  shows a shoeblack with all his equipment, while two men and a child stand nearby. London's streets frequently resembled open bazaars, where all manner of goods -- food, clothing, tools, cleaning supplies -- were sold from carts by people commonly known as "costermongers."

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A street scene, also from John Thomson's 1877 Street Life in London,    shows a shoeblack with all his equipment,  while two men and a child stand nearby. London's streets frequently   resembled open bazaars, where all manner of goods -- food, clothing,   tools, cleaning supplies -- were sold from carts by people commonly   known as "costermongers."
A street scene, also from John Thomson's 1877 Street Life in London,  shows a shoeblack with all his equipment, while two men and a child stand nearby. London's streets frequently resembled open bazaars, where all manner of goods -- food, clothing, tools, cleaning supplies -- were sold from carts by people commonly known as "costermongers."
A street scene, also from John Thomson's 1877 Street Life in London,  shows a shoeblack with all his equipment, while two men and a child stand nearby. London's streets frequently resembled open bazaars, where all manner of goods -- food, clothing, tools, cleaning supplies -- were sold from carts by people commonly known as "costermongers."

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