Occupational photograph of Victorian match girls, ca. 1888. These girls worked in terrible conditions, for 14 hours a day, and received very little pay for their work. The phosphorous used in making matches caused hair and teeth loss, yellowing of the skin, and "phossy jaw", a type of facial bone cancer.

Shared comment: Victorian match girls 1888 worked in terrible conditions, 14 hours a day for very little wages. Phosphorous used in making matches caused hair and teeth loss, yellowing of skin and phossy jaw, a type of facial bone cancer.

Ripper Street Phossy Jaw VFX Breakdown

Ripper Street Phossy Jaw VFX BreakdownRipper Street Visual Effects for episode 3 season Phossy Jaw VFX Breakdown by Screen Scene VFX. Screen Scene VFX, Ripper Street P

Tigger Time: Diamond Match Company and Phossy Jaw

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Museum of London Blog Danger in the workplace - 'Phossy Jaw' » Museum of London Blog

Museum of London Blog Danger in the workplace - 'Phossy Jaw' » Museum of London Blog

Disease was another constant threat. With no separate facilities provided, workers would eat at their benches, with “disease as the seasoning to their bread”. “Phossy jaw”, a disfiguring and painful disease, was the possible result.

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Phossy Jaw

Social deprivation was nothing new in the East End but it is hard to imagine the plight of the Match Girls at Bryant and May’s factory in Worship Street, Bow.

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Ripper Street Visual Effects for episode 3 season Phossy Jaw VFX Breakdown. Screen Scene VFX www.ie Visual Effects Supervisor:…

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Tigger Time: Diamond Match Company and Phossy Jaw

Archival drawing from 19th c of phossy jaw by Mutter, via Gizmodo

New Morbid Terminology: Phossy Jaw, The Occupational Disease of Matchstick Makers

Archival drawing from c of phossy jaw by Mutter, via Gizmodo

the way out of darkest England…… save the workers from Phossy Jaw

the way out of darkest England…… save the workers from Phossy Jaw

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Social deprivation was nothing new in the East End but it is hard to imagine the plight of the Match Girls at Bryant and May’s factory in Worship Street, Bow.

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Here is a Breakdown of Ripper Street – The BBC TV series Ripper Street is set after the infamous Jack the Ripper killings. In season 2, one of the characters is shown to have ‘Phossy jaw’ or phosphorus necrosis of the jaw owing to working too close to white phosphorus. Screen Scene crafted the final on-screen effect.

Here is a Breakdown of Ripper Street – The BBC TV series Ripper Street is set after the infamous Jack the Ripper killings. In season 2, one of the characters is shown to have ‘Phossy jaw’ or phosphorus necrosis of the jaw owing to working too close to white phosphorus. Screen Scene crafted the final on-screen effect.

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