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The Rubbish Carter. Rubbish collected in the city would be put into carts and taken to dust yards to be sorted by women and children who would extract anything that could be sold for recycling. Engraving from 'London Labour and the London Poor' by Henry Mayhew (London, 1861).

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The Rubbish Carter.  Rubbish collected in the city would be put into carts and taken to dust yards to be sorted by women and children who would extract anything that could be sold for recycling.  Engraving from 'London Labour and the London Poor' by Henry Mayhew (London, 1861).