Punch,  35 (1858), 73.

Dangerous Boys



News-Commentary, Drollery


Pollution, Public Health, Education, Schools

    Discusses the proposal to move Christ's Hospital to the countryside owing to the effects of 'sulphuretted hydrogen' in Newgate Street. Later notes claims that the health of boys at the school is 'remarkably good', which suggests that its sanitary condition 'has much improved' since the days when it was notorious for ringworm and other disorders.

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