Little People in a miniature Hansom Cab - Kensington, London, 1920s via past-to-present

A hansom is rare enough sight these days in London’s crowed streets, but a miniature cab, with a miniature driver, and a miniature ‘fare’, is a rarer one still.Needles to say it created something of a.

Parliament Street from Trafalgar Square. 1839. This is the oldest photograph in the V & A Museum’s collection.

Parliament Street from Trafalgar Square

A very early daguerreotype of London. Parliament Street from Trafalgar Square, 1839 (the first year of the daguerreotype), photographed by M.

1897 - Oxford street - London

Oxford Street, London, Can you just imagine Sherlock Holmes is the guy on the carriage?

Middle Temple 1890's. Encapsulating the atmosphere of Victorian London.

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Middle Temple Lane 1910 :: Forgotten corners of old London - Retronaut This street still looks the same.

Robert Peel's Act was passed, to establish a new police force in London and its suburbs, on this day 19th June, 1829. They were known as Peelers and then Bobbies, derived from his surname and Christian name respectively

Robert Peel's Act was passed, to establish a new police force in London and its suburbs, on June, They were known as Peelers and then Bobbies, derived from his surname and Christian name respectively

London Street in 1900.

London in 1901 - the End of the Victorian Era

Rare color photograph of a London Street in 1900 (via London in end of the Victorian Era. )This is Cheapside in the city of London. Statue is Sir Robert Peel.

During #WW1, the Tower of London moat wasn't filled with #TowerPoppies, but vegetables!

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gardener tending the vegetables growing in a moat at the Tower of London, June 1940

Hammersmith Bridge with Oxford & Cambridge Boat Race, 1928. Dixon, Appleby & Thorne’s bridge was built in 1887.

London, England: Hammersmith Bridge with Oxford & Cambridge Boat Race, Dixon, Appleby & Thorne’s bridge was built in

Soldiers in petticoats: A suffragette in costume at the Green, White and Gold fair, organised by the Women’s Freedom League, 1909

Christina Broom’s pictures reveal women on the edge of modernity, still dressed in Victorian gowns, but fighting for equal rights

Soldiers in petticoats: The Women’s Social and Political union stand, probably at Caxton Hall, London, during the women’s parliament, February 1908

Christina Broom: 'Women’s Social and Political Union Exhibition' (Soldiers and Suffragettes: The Photography of Christina Broom, Museum of London Docklands)

Soldiers in petticoats: Suffragettes taking part in a pageant organised by the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies, June 1908

Suffragette protest by Scottish photographer Christina Broom, UK's first female press photographer womensart

Soldiers in petticoats: A procession of people promoting the Women’s exhibition, May 1909

Marketing: A suffragette procession promoting the Women's Exhibition held at the Prince's Skating Rink in Knightsbridge in May 1909

Soldiers in petticoats: Suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst (front row, third from left), at the flower stall of the Women’s exhibition, London, May 1909

Ladies first: Christina Broom's pioneering portraits of suffragettes

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