Fleet Street, 1894. Horses had not yet been replaced by cars.

Fleet Street, where the Fleet River once ran. In 1894 horses had not yet been replaced by cars.

Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London (19 June 1906) Sambourne photo

London photographer Edward Linley Sambourne, the Bill Cunningham of his day, captured everyday street style around the turn of the century. He took these photographs on the streets of Kensington, near his home in 18 Stafford Terrace, now a museum.

Spitalfields nippers: rare photograph of London street kids in 1901

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

Lyons Tea Shop and waitresses, London, 1890's.

Lyons Tea Shop and waitresses, London, Bewleys in Dublin had something similar.

Whitechapel, London, 1888 Because the area is close to the London Docklands and east of the city, it has been a popular place for immigrants and the working class. The area was the centre of the London Jewish community in the 19th and early 20th century, and the location of the infamous Whitechapel Murders believed to involve Jack the Ripper in the late 1880s

The people of Whitechapel, London, England. The dirtiest, and most ruthless part of the richest town in Victorian Europe. The Real Whitechapel

Marble Arch - London - Photograph circa 1890

Marble Arch - London - Photograph circa 1890 The arch was designed in 1825 by John Nash as ceremonial entrance to the courtyard of the new Buckingham Palace, which he was then rebuilding from the.

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