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Capital and Labour': Cartoon from 'Punch', London, 1843, in response to Richard Horne's report of child employment. In coal mines 'labourers are obliged to go on all-fours like dogs'. The labouring poor are locked away in misery, toiling to produce the wealth that enabled 'upper classes' to live in luxury.

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Capital and Labour': Cartoon from 'Punch', London, 1843,  in response to Richard Horne's report of child employment. In coal mines 'labourers are obliged to go on all-fours like dogs'.  The labouring poor are locked away in misery, toiling to produce the wealth that enabled 'upper classes' to live in luxury.