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This is before my time but nevertheless fascinating: A vintage baked potato cart! A legitimate fast food lunch option back in the day. Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, London History, British History, American History, Vintage London, Old London

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By maggie 56 artillery lane 2009 oldest shop front in london, built Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, South London, London History, British History, Shop Fronts, London Life, London England

56 Artillery Lane 2009 Oldest shop front in London, built 1720.

Open to the public!!!! There's an art exhibition there until May 10th. I've been playing on google street view: maps.google.co.uk/maps/mpl?layer=c&moduleurl=http://m...

This picture from 1938 shows a woman and her two daughters, who have just moved in to Hillcott House, then a brand new block of council flats in Shoreditch, looking at the surrounding old terraced housing (Photo by London Express/Getty Images) Vintage London, Old London, East End London, North London, London History, British History, Asian History, Tudor History, American History

Shoreditch | memento

Shoreditch is part of Hackney in the north of the city where East London begins. The wheel of history keeps turning. The sociological revival of this area may well be striking and spine-tingling but is not without some heartbreak and nostalgia…

Homes of the Homeless: Seeking Shelter in Victorian London, opened in March at… Victorian London, Victorian History, Victorian Life, Vintage London, Old London, Tudor History, Ancient History, London History, British History

Coffin Beds and Penny Sleeps: An Exhibition on Victorian Homelessness

Over a century later, the voices of those taking refuge in the tomb-like beds of a Victorian homeless shelter are difficult to resuscitate, their experiences only echoed in the recordings of outsiders.

Unseen Vintage Photographs of a Lost London, ca. Evans and Witt, Stationers and Bookbinders, Booksellers and Tobacconists, ca. Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Street, Victorian Era, London Pride, Vintage Shops, London History, British History

Lost London 1870-1945 (book #90)

Philip Davies, 2009. Reviews: With author comments. TLS. Review by John Carey. Short clips of television interview with Davies. Blog entry in Russian about the exhibition that accompanied the book,…

Despite the general creepiness of the Victorian Era, London during this point in time was actually a beautiful place to be, and these vintage photos prove it. Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Era, London Pubs, East London, City Of London, Old Pictures, Old Photos

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“A close up, Saffron hill Rookery 1870's. No wonder #Dickens chose this site for Fagin's den. spot the 2 kids hiding.”

Oxford Street Central London England in 1968 New York Pictures, London Pictures, London Photos, London History, Tudor History, British History, Asian History, Local History, Vintage London

Oxford Circus, London 1973

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Old London Bridge – Elizabethan drawing. Old London Bridge – Elizabethan drawing … Victorian London, Vintage London, Victorian Photos, London History, Tudor History, British History, Asian History, Ancient History, London Pictures

The Best Things To Do In Shakespeare's London, 16th C Style

London has been a world-leading city for many centuries. During the late 16th and early 17th century when Shakespeare was a resident, London was recognised

'Wapping Slums', Tenement housing in East London photo Bert Hardy. (from the Vintage Guide To London) Vintage London, Old London, East End London, Victorian London, London Kids, London Pictures, London Photos, Old Pictures, Old Photos

Ripper on Twitter

“Cobbled streets & filthy kids - not Victorian London but the East End in the 1950s. More tales http://t.co/wEyaXvXt95”

Old London Bridge was an icon of medieval and Tudor London. Explore this wonder of the medieval world; its history, its gravity-defying buildings and people that travelled across it and called it home. London History, Tudor History, British History, Asian History, London Map, Old London, London City, Great Fire Of London, The Great Fire

Old London Bridge: Traders, Travellers & Traitors | The Tudor Travel Guide

Old London Bridge was an icon of medieval and Tudor London. Explore this wonder of the medieval world; its history, its gravity-defying buildings and people that travelled across it and called it home. #oldlondonbridge #tudorlondon #tudorbuildings #medievalbuildings

Montague Street East End London ,modified 1963 London History, Tudor History, British History, Fairytale Cottage, Storybook Cottage, Vintage London, Old London, Historical Women

In Stepney, 1963

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

 Whitechapel, East London, By this point my great-grandmother, and her family, had broken out of this level of poverty. London Kids, East End London, Old London, Vintage Photography, Street Photography, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, London Today, Slums

Photos from the 1920s - Jack The Ripper Forums - Ripperology For The 21st Century

Photos from the 1920s Ripper-related Photographs

London's Still & Star pub on Harrow Alley (Aldgate) and a 1880 Gustave Dore engraving of the same place (Montage by Adam Tuck) Spitalfields Life British Pub, Great British, London Pubs, Old London, London Location, Old Pub, Bethnal Green, Victorian London, London History

Drink-In At The Still & Star

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

The bomb damaged areas around St Paul's Cathedral.(A collection of very rare colour photographs of life in London and across the UK during the Blitz have been released to celebrate the anniversary of the Battle of Britain. London Pictures, London Photos, Ww2 Pictures, London History, British History, Asian History, Tudor History, European History, Vintage London

The blitz: rare colour photographs – in pictures

As the 75th anniversary of the blitz – Germany’s sustained bombing campaign of the UK in the second world war – approaches, these beautiful and striking pictures show the famous bombsites, the tin helmets, the victory rolls and the carry-on spirit

An aerial view of London around St. Paul's Cathedral showing bomb-damaged areas in April There were many days that Great Britain wondered if it would survive as a nation during WWII. Churchill and the people made the difference. City Of London, Old London, Vintage London, London History, World History, World War Ii, Uk History, British History, Family History

The World Post WOII Pt. 2

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Victoria Embankment with Waterloo Bridge in the distance 1968 Rt Bus, Waterloo Bridge, Routemaster, Morris Minor, London History, London Transport, Old London, Commercial Vehicle, Historical Photos

London 1968 (02)

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