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Kurt Hutton: The Silver Lady's Kitchen. Poverty and Unemployment

Kurt Hutton: The Silver Lady's Kitchen. Poverty and Unemployment

The 14th January 1939 issue of Picture Post magazine included a feature on unemployment entitled "They Had No Work". For this article Kurt Hutton took a number of photographs at the Silver Lady's Kitchen in Trafalgar Square, London, where proprietor Betty Baxter (nicknamed 'The Silver Lady' for her donations of a silver sixpence to her many patrons) offered a free meal to the area's homeless.

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