• Babysitting, King Street

    Black and white photo of a young child with dirty face and clothes looking after baby in a carriage.
    January 01 c. 1890

    Babysitting, King Street

    Photographer unknown

    Black and white photo

    2012.X.621

    Truancy (missing school) was a big problem in the late 19th/early 20th century as many children were needed by their parents at home and thus unable to go to school.