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.
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
For 100 years, they stayed hidden in family albums. Now amateur photographer Horace Warner’s intimate portraits of London’s poorest children are being printed for the first time, giving a glimpse into a forgotten world
Language: Top 100 Cockney Rhyming Slang Words and Phrases----Hot on the heels of our success with our Top 100 Best British Slang Phrases, we thought we’d explore the beauty of Cockney Rhyming Slang next. Rhyming slang is believed to have originated in the mid-19th century in the East End of London, with sources suggesting some time in the 1840s. For more info, click picture.
Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures