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A Surprise Feast from Edward VII

Edward VII's coronation banquet finds its way into the slum.

A Trip to the Countryside

The slum residents go on a day trip to the countryside.

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The 1890s

London recovers from an economic depression.

The 1880s

Learn why, despite high unemployment and intolerable conditions, people flock to London.

The 1870s

Witness a dire economic depression heightened by the arrival of Irish migrants.

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