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TitleTitle Page: "Social Map of London 1899-1900. Coloured by Streets". Compiled by Charles Booth
Ref NoBOOTH/E/2/1
LevelFile
Datec1900
Extent1 sheet
DescriptionClassification of colours is indicated as follows with French translation:
wealthy = yellow = classe riche.
well to do = red = classe aisee.
comfortable = pink = classe confortable.
poor and comfortable (mixed) = purple = pauvres et confortables (melanges).
poor = light blue = class pauvre.
very poor = dark blue = classe tres pauvre.
semi-criminal = black = classe semi - criminelle.
[Possibly used when exhibiting the maps at Paris exhibition].
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