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Emmeline Pankhurst or 1857 -- was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the Century Les Suffragettes, I Look To You, Simone Biles, Equal Rights, Women's Rights, Human Rights Activists, Intersectional Feminism, Patriarchy, Women In History

Emmeline Pankhurst (born Goulden; 15 July 1858 – 14 June 1928) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating: "she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back."

Old London; 'cos there's no place like london Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Children Pictures, Old Photography, Street Photography, London Photography, Portraits Victoriens, London Pictures

Old Pictures of London 12

Old picture postcards of London including Old London Road North 1960, Queen Victoria Statue 1952, Picadilly Circus World War II

London in the - two little girls take an interest in the mechanical dolls being sold by some street toy sellers, Holborn Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, London History, British History, Uk History

London in the 1920's-street toy sellers, Holborn

The children show a great interest in the mechanical toys being sold by a hawker in Holborn. Gamages, a department store well known for its toy department is just across the way, but these are cheaper alternatives, although they may well cease to function after a very short while!

leicester square theatre - odeon west end 1939 Cinema Theatre, London Theatre, Movie Theater, Arts Theatre, Theatre Design, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage London

The Leicester Square Theatre, 40 Leicester Square, Westminster

An Article from arthurlloyd.co.uk. The Music Hall and Theatre History Website dedicated to Arthur Lloyd 1839 - 1904

interesting old photos documenting playground fun Nostalgia, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Iconic Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Antique Photos, Metro Paris, Robert Doisneau

When playtime wasn't ruled by 'elf and safety: Photos show how children had fun before the industry took over

These delightful images were all captured in the days before the health and safety industry took root, in an age when childhood disease or war represented more pressing threats to a child's prospects than a game of conkers.

Hyde Park, London, 1900 -- skaters on the frozen Serpentine. I remember seeing it partially frozen when I lived in London; you could break off shards of ice from the top of the water Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Life, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, London History, British History

Hyde Park

It has been a long time since the Serpentine has frozen over so as to enable skating, this is 1900 and appears to be somewhere on the Long Water part of the Serpentine.

Victoria Station, London, England, c Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Antique Photos, London History, British History, Uk History, Vintage London, Old London

THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE HOME FRONT, 1914-1918

A general view of a busy scene at Victoria Station, London following the arrival of the leave train. Crowds of soldiers and women can be seen on the platform. Several large signs read: "French money exchanged here for officers and soldiers in uniform".

Youngsters play on the corner of Great Titchfield Street and Clipstone Street in front of the Post Office Tower, later the BT Tower, in 1965 / LONDON London Pictures, London Photos, Old Pictures, Old Photos, London History, British History, Uk History, History Photos, Vintage London

Britain's iconic BT Tower is celebrating 50 years

A point of reference for cab drivers, a memorable mark on the skyline for tourists, the BT Tower has stood strong for the past five decades. This week it celebrates 50 years.

W Eugene Smith Exhibition: Pittsburgh. Vintage Photographs by W. Eugene Smith from Bridge, Buildings & River at Night; Man Ray, Batalha De Iwo Jima, Black White Photos, Black And White Photography, Foto Flash, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Modern, Vintage Photography

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Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. It's where your interests connect you with your people.

J Lyons Corner House on Strand and Craven Street, London. (Photo by George Davison Reid in Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian History, 1920 London, London Pride, 50s Vintage, West London, Ellen Von Unwerth

Free museum in London

Discover the history of London at the Museum of London, near St Paul's and Barbican. The greatest stories from the greatest city in nine galleries.

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