hard work and poverty on the streets of Victorian London

After buying ointment from another man, he decided to set up his own business, and made a living selling medicines on the streets of London.’He was originally a car-driver employed by a firm in the city, but had to leave this situation on account of failing sight,’ the magazine read. He is quoted in the magazine as saying: ‘I find the most of my customers in the street, but I am now making a private connexion at home of people from all parts of London.’