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British History (Peter Jackson)
The Match Girls Strike of 1888 (Original)

The Match Girls Strike of 1888 (Original) by British History (Peter Jackson) at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: JacksonMatchLL (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Peter Jackson (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 9" x 10" (230mm x 265mm)
Date: 1972

This is the original Gouache painting by Peter Jackson.

Guilty: Match Boxes That Caused a Strike. The London matchgirls’ strike of 1888 was a strike of the women and teenage girls working at the Bryant and May Factory in Bow, London.

The strike was caused by the poor working conditions in the match factory, including fourteen-hour work days, poor pay, excessive fines and the severe health complications of working with white phosphorus, such as phossy jaw, but was sparked by the dismissal of one of the workers on or about 2 July 1888.

Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 568 (2nd December 1972).


Price:  95.00
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British History (Peter Jackson)

British History (Peter Jackson)