Cosh Boys in Notting Hill, London in 1954 wearing finger-tip length jackets of a style which immediately preceded Teddy Boy style. Note the chain attached to the belt loop, which was a direct influence from the Zoot Suit.
Front facade of 29 Hanbury Street, August not long before these buildings were demolished for construction of a large brewery. Photo courtesy Tower Hamlets Local History Library [near current location of Oh My Love Women's Shop]
On this day September, 1940 Buckingham Palace was bombed during the Blitz, on 16 separate occasions bombs were dropped on the palace, nine of which were direct hits ( Photo:Bomb damage outside Buckingham Palace, September