An inmate of 'the grate' at Fleet Prison, a debtors' prison in London, circa 1840. The words 'Poor Debtor' are inscribed on the right wall. 'The grate' allowed prisoners to beg for charity from passers-by. Published in the Illustrated London News - pub. 14th March 1846 (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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January 20th, 2019
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