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Men sitting on long benches in a large room untangling bundles of twine, "picking oakum": a guard raises his hand. Wood engraving.

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1 print : wood engraving ; sheet 18.6 x 25.9 cm

Lettering

Sketches in the Clerkenwell House of Correction. The Oakum-shed.

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Wellcome Library no. 37710i

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