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Inside Medland Hall homeless shelter, Ratcliff, London, c1900 (1901)

Inside Medland Hall homeless shelter, Ratcliff, London, circa 1900 (1901). The four penny coffin, a homeless shelter which charged its clients different amounts depending on the amenities offered. The client of four pennies received food, shelter and could sleep in a coffin-shaped wooden box. From Living London, Vol. 1, edited by George R. Sims. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris, New York & Melbourne, 1901]. Artist: Unknown. (Photo by The Print Collector/Getty Images)
Inside Medland Hall homeless shelter, Ratcliff, London, c1900 (1901)
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