Lucy-Barfield-1947 --  The REAL Lucy. This is Lucy Barfield, to whom C.S. Lewis dedicated The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Lucy Barfield, daughter of CSL's dear friend, Owen Barfield, in shortly before Lewis published "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe." —From the Owen Barfield Literary Estate

London at War, c. 1940. Police in London during the Blitz...

Policeman London at War - Police 1940 Police in London during the Blitz.

London, 1928

The 1926 UK General Strike: An independent bus crammed with commuters at Ludgate Circus, London, during the General Strike, May 1926

Historical Times | A V-1 flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944

A flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944 [[MORE]] Tokyo_Yosomono: OK the picture was taken on Fleet st right about 62 Fleet St London, England

1928: Men rescuing residents in Rotherhithe, south London, from a flood caused by the Thames breaking its banks.

65 Photos Spanning Two Centuries Of Flooding In Britain

65 Photos Spanning Two Centuries Of Flooding In Britain - Men rescuing residents in Rotherhithe, south London, from a flood caused by the Thames breaking its banks. These are all pretty inedible captures.

East London bombed, note the Tower of London in the background. RAF crew had no question they should mercilessly bomb German cities after the 1941 blitz on British cities.

East London suffered extensive bombing raids by the Luftwaffe during the 1941 blitz (Tower of London in the background)

Temple Bar, designed by Christopher Wren in 1672, once stood in the Strand as one of the gates to the City of London, but it was removed in 1877 and languished in Theobalds Park in Hertfordshire until it was brought back and installed at the entrance to Paternoster Square next to St Paul鈥檚 Cathedral in 2004. In Search of Relics of Old London Spitalfields Life

Temple Bar, designed by Christopher Wren in once stood in the Strand as one of the gates to the City of London, but it was removed in 1877 and languished in Theobalds Park in Hertfordshire until it was brought back and installed at the entrance to P

London from the air before skyscrapers & the impact of WWII. A shot from c.1935

Thames from the air before skyscrapers & the impact of WWII - 1935 (london Times)

Outside the Bank of England, London, 1897

Outside the Bank of England, London, 1897 If there was ever a time for the congestion charge - the traffic looks worse outside the Bank of England in 1897 than it does today.

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