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vintage everyday: Old Pictures of London in Victorian Era. Victorian flower sellers at Covent Garden. Victorian London, Victorian Street, Victorian Life, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian History, Victorian Women, Tudor History, East London

Covent Garden Flower Women

From 'Street Life in London', 1877, by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith …How different is the Covent Garden of to-day, with its bustle and din, its wealth and pauperism, its artifices, its hot-house flowers and forced fruit, its camellias with wire stems, its exotics from far-off climes, to "the fair-spreading pastures," measuring, according to the old chronicle, some seven acres in extent, where the Abbots of Westminster buried those who died in their convent. In those days vegetables were…

A photo overlooking the rooftops of Victorian London in the year in which The Battles of Ben Kingdom: The Claws of Evil is set. Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, London City, Victorian Life, Victorian Photos, East London, London Pictures, Old Pictures

On the rooftops of London. Coo, what a sight!

With the weather being a bit grim in Ireland today, thought we might go all Mary Poppins and take ourselves off over to London for a change. Can't identify any individual business except for Stokes Leather Warehouse (see note), and it'd be great to get some idea of the spot from which this one was taken (over to you, mapping gurus)... Date: 1860-1883 NLI Ref: STP_0424 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie

Temple Bar, designed by Christopher Wren in once stood in the Strand as one of the gates to the City of London, bu… – architecture Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Street, Victorian Ladies, East London, Victorian Era, City Of London, London Today

Points of View

Capturing the 19th Century in Photographs - accompanied a major 2009/10 exhibition at the British Library

Victorian public disinfectors sanitize the streets after an outbreak of smallpox. Original Artwork: From 'Street Life In London' by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith (Photo by John Thomson/Getty Images) Victorian London, Victorian Street, Victorian Era, Vintage London, Edwardian Era, London Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Rare Photos

Public Disinfectors

From 'Street Life in London', 1877, by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith ...While reducing the general death-rate, our recent sanitary legislation has called into existence a class of men who must of necessity be daily exposed to the gravest dangers. To the list of men who, by reason of their avocations, constantly face death to save us from peril, we must add the public disinfectors. For the full story, and other photographs and commentaries, follow this link and click through to the PDF file…

Victorian London inspiration: the Aldgate Pump, 1880 (Museum of London Prints) Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Street, East End London, Victorian Life, London City, Victorian History, Tudor History

The Aldgate Pump; 1880

The Aldgate Pump; 1880 by . Museum quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, and canvases. Museum of London

Henry and Thomas James Dixon no. “Old houses, Aldgate” carbon print mounted on card, from ‘Relics of Old London’ (Society for Photographing Relics of Old London, courtesy Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection) (via Hyperallergic) Victorian London, Victorian Street, Vintage London, Victorian Era, Victorian Fashion, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Time Pictures

A Room to Let in Old Aldgate

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

The Tabard Inn, Borough High Street, London. First established in 1307 and destroyed by fire in the Century. The Tabard Inn, Borough High Street, London. First established in 1307 and destroyed by fire in the Century. Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Pubs In London, City Of London, Victorian Street, London Street, East London, Victorian Life

The Pubs Of Old London

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

Louis Daguerre picture: daguerreotype of London street scene Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Era, Edwardian Era, Louis Daguerre, London History, British History, Uk History

Cabbie’s Curios: London’s Earliest Photograph

Can you imagine just how many photographs of London have been taken over the years, both by professional snappers and casual clickers? If it were at all possible to produce such a figure, I’m…

Canvas Print (other products available) - Plumbridge& greengrocer& shop with a well-stocked display along the shop front on the pavement. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) - Image supplied by Fine Art Storehouse - Canvas Print made in Australia Victorian London, Vintage London, Vintage Shops, Victorian Street, Victorian Life, Fine Art Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Old Pictures

shop sign design

Posts about shop sign design written by Lee @ Designed By Good People