The mensur duel, which flourished within Germany universities in the century. Combatants were heavily paded from head to foot, and wore iron goggles, leaving only their faces exposed, in the hopes of earning distinctive duelling scars.
Victorian Sweep 'The Temperance Sweep' and a barefooted boy small enough to fit inside narrow passages. Original Artwork: From 'Street Life in London' by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith - pub. 1877 (Photo by John Thomson/Getty Images).
Flower Women Victorian flower women selling bouquets at Covent Garden market. Original Publication: From 'Street Life In London' by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith - pub. 1877 (Photo by John Thomson/Hulton Archive/Getty Images).