Hidden Lives Revealed. A virtual archive - children in care 1881-1981 * Image of handwritten text

Waifs and strays

This section is a set of 20 photographs of homeless children as they looked when first taken into care in Bristol c. 1890.
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Two brothers

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'Waif' girl

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Read a story and a poem inspired by this photograph, from the Young Cultural Creators project

'Waif' boy

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'Waif' girl

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'Waif' girl

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Brother and sister

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'Waif' boy

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'Waif' girl

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'Waif' girl

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'Waif' girl

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