Easters here! To celebrate the end of winter, learn about the struggles of the worst Victorian job and the people who did it. The Victorian matchstick girls. Exploited, downtrodden, at risk of the terrifying condition “Phossy Jaw” and always on the edge of disaster, these girls would shake the British establishment when they rose up together. Learn about the trials, dread diseases and the heroic struggle of Annie Besant and the Matchstick Girls.

Categories: EPISODES

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Michele · 2018-04-03 at 17:47

Well what an episode….and I had no idea about Annie Besant…A Victorian lara Croft!!!!! am now seeking out more about Annie….and any romantic notions I had about matchstick girls are dispatched excellent

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