London East End: The pictures, taken by photographer Horace Warner 100 years ago in Spitalfields in London’s East End, were later used by social campaigners to illustrate the plight of the poorest children in London.

Children of an eastern suburb of London, who have been made homeless by the random bombs of the Nazi night raiders, waiting outside the wreckage of what was their home. September New Times Paris Bureau Collection.

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A street party at Morpeth Street, in London's East End, to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Original Publication: Picture Post - 6542 - Cockneys' Own Party - pub. 1953 always a party for the queen

These photos were taken by Horace Warner in 1912 in Spitalfields England. These photos were taken by Horace Warner in 1912 in Spitalfields England.

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London, children wait outside a hall in Salmon Lane for a free meal. A new photography exhibition provides a poignant and beautiful retrospective of London's extinct East End.

Such a remarkable bit of history. I so enjoyed the series of true accounts, it was inspiring. London Hospital in the East End of London - 1906


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