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    Henry Mayhew


    Henry Mayhewwas an English social researcher, journalist, playwright and advocate of reform. He was one of the co-founders of the satirical and humorous magazine Punch in 1841, and was the magazine's joint-editor, with Mark Lemon, in its early days. He is also known for his work as a social researcher, publishing an extensive series of newspaper articles in the Morning Chronicle that was later compiled into the book series London Labour and the London Poor, a groundbreaking and influential survey... (wikipedia)

    • Died On 7/25/1887

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