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Mother urging her child to go to work in the mill. Clothes are rags and straw helps keep his feet warm. Children wait for mill door to open. Lateness meant the strap and loss of one quarter of a day's wages. From Frances Trollope 'The Life and Adventures of Michael Armstrong', London, 1840.

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Mother urging her child to go to work in the mill. Clothes are rags and straw helps keep his feet warm. Children wait for mill door to open. Lateness meant the strap and loss of one quarter of a day's wages. From Frances Trollope 'The Life and Adventures of Michael Armstrong', London, 1840.