100,000 costermongers' donkeys worked in and around the market. The picture source says: "In the 1860s there were as many as 2,000 donkey barrows on a Saturday morning in Covent Garden Market."
Seven horses were killed by the bomb or as an act of mercy shortly after. One, Sefton, was critically injured but survived to become a celebrity. Our picture of Sefton comes from a page describin...
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