Rag, Tag and Bobtail at play, 1899

 

via the inimitable bibliodyssey, the play adventures of Rag, Tag, and Bobtail, 1899 by Edith Farmiloe.
The text is interesting; underneath the idealized imagery is a grim acknowledgement of the lack of play opportunities (and even grass!) for poor children in fin-de-siecle London.

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