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Workhouse Humour

Punch Magazine's typically irreverent take on the Guardians interrogating a relief applicant in 1899.

A humorous interpretation of the play-title The Beauty of Bath, c.1906.

A sardonic postcard from 1907 — "Wots the good of working when there's an 'ome for nothink"

A 1903 postcard indicating the fate of some returning invalids from the Boer War

Postcard issued by the Tariff Reform League protesting aginst cheap US imports of hops, 1908.

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