Covent Garden Flower Women From 'Street Life in London', 1877, by John Thompson and Adolphe Smith

Covent Garden Flower Women From 'Street Life in London', 1877, by John Thompson and Adolphe Smith

Temple Bar & Fleet Street, 1870. London. Now moved to a wood near Cheshunt, Hertfordshire - overgrown with weeds and unloved.

Temple Bar & Fleet Street, 1870. London. Now moved to a wood near Cheshunt, Hertfordshire - overgrown with weeds and unloved.

Public Disinfectors From 'Street Life in London', 1877, by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith

Public Disinfectors From 'Street Life in London', 1877, by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith

Aldgate Pump - a historic water pump in the city of London at the junction of Aldgate High Street (leading from Aldgate), Fenchurch Street & Leadenhall Street. As a well, it was mentioned during the reign of King John. As the city developed, it is thought to have been taken down and re-erected in its current location in 1876, as a drinking fountain, as streets were widened.

Aldgate Pump - a historic water pump in the city of London at the junction of Aldgate High Street (leading from Aldgate), Fenchurch Street & Leadenhall Street. As a well, it was mentioned during the reign of King John. As the city developed, it is thought to have been taken down and re-erected in its current location in 1876, as a drinking fountain, as streets were widened.

See the lovely sewing poster bottom left. Mass Jewish settlement in Spitalfields combines with the invention of the sewing machine to launch the mechanized clothing trade – and introduces bagels to the area.

See the lovely sewing poster bottom left. Mass Jewish settlement in Spitalfields combines with the invention of the sewing machine to launch the mechanized clothing trade – and introduces bagels to the area.

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