A photograph from the 1880s showing children playing in the street. The average working class family in the Victorian period had at least six children who would be expected to start work at around the age of 5 in order to bring money into the house.
Few visitors to Cuba make it past the country’s famed capital city, where cigar aficionados smoke up in private eating houses and wealthy vacationers pass the nights in cabarets. But nine of Cuba’s 11 million inhabitants live outside Havana, living very different lives than the urban elite’s. Here’s a photographic tour of what the island looks like beyond its refurbished tourist destinations.