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Jack Black - Her Majesty's Rat Catcher

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Jack Black - Her Majesty's Rat Catcher

In the sporting world, and among his regular customers, the Queen’s ratcatcher is better known by the name of Jack Black. He enjoys the reputation of being the most fearless handler of rats of any man living, playing with them—as one man expressed it to me—“as if they were so many blind kittens.”

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London Labour and the London Poor by Henry Mayhew - Published 1851 - Available from books.google.com
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