London Vagabond: The life of Henry Mayhew

London Vagabond. The Life of Henry Mayhew

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“..among the most important work done on Mayhew in the last  several decades”.
Professor Anne Humpherys, author of Travel into the Poor Man’s Country: Work of Henry Mayhew

London Vagabond: the life of Henry Mayhew, the first full biography of the voice of nineteenth-century London.
by Christopher Gangadin Anderson

Editor of the Penguin Little Black Classic Of Street Piemen

Of Street Pieman
Published February 2015. 

Radical Victorian reformer Henry Mayhew walked the streets of London interviewing ordinary flower girls, market traders, piemen and costermongers to create the first ever work of mass social observation, and the ultimate account of urban life – including an extraordinary description of the city from a hot air balloon.
[source: www.penguin.co.uk]

Related articles on Mayhew by Christopher Gangadin Anderson are also available here

The Great World of London
London Vagabond

 

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