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Another article from The Guardian looking at a Victorian example of a 'poverty map'.
During the 19th century the a social reformer, Charles Booth attempted to capture the living conditions of London residents. He and a team of researchers walked the streets of London and produced 60 maps illustrating housing classifications according to wealth.
The London School of Economics has made some of these images available online via their website.
These resources could be used for the Families and Households unit, as well as Work, Poverty and Welfare exploring wealth inequality and poverty.