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

Covent Garden Flower Women - how the other half (or lived. A Woodburytype of flower sellers with their baskets, taken from 'Street Life in London' written by Adolphe Smith with photography by the Scottish photographer John Thomson

1935: woman selling hot chestnuts in Soho London. Didn't go in 1935

A miserable looking woman selling hot chestnuts in a Soho street. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images).

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

VINTAGE LONDON: Temple Bar, Fleet Street, It was moved to a wood near Cheshunt, Hertfordshire - overgrown with weeds and unloved - until it was moved to Paternoster Square, next to St Paul's Cathedral in

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

"Street Life in London" by John Thomson Public Disinfectors - “They receive sixpence an hour for disinfecting houses and removing contaminated clothing and furniture, and these are such busy times that they often work twelve hours a day.

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.

Victorian London inspiration: the Aldgate Pump, 1880 (Museum of London Prints)

Old London Bridge

Old London Bridge now crosses specially cut channel of the Colorado River in…

Gadsby's originial shop - Stratford, London (Late 1800s)

These are what stores and shops in Victorian Era look liked. A late-Victorian store interiors A store at Rowland Street, Westcheste.

The Tabard Inn, Borough High Street, London. First established in 1307 and destroyed by fire in the 17th Century.

The Tabard Inn, Borough High Street, London. "First established in 1307 and destroyed by fire in the Century." This can't be the original Inn, as they did not have photography in the c. Maybe they rebuilt it?

Street Life in London, 1876

1877 - Covent Garden Labourers From 'Street Life in London' - by John Thomson & Adolphe Smith (vintage photo, victorian era)

Earliest surviving photo of London, ca. 1839

Cabbie’s Curios: London’s Earliest Photograph

Green grocer's shop, London c1900. Again, not Dublin but a familiar scene none the less.

The owner of a greengrocers standing proudly beside his "show" which he probably spent all morning setting up. Those pyramids of apples and oranges didn't do themselves.

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