Battersea, London in the 1950's. (I wasn't around in the 1950's, but I can remember walking along the wall, holding Mummy's hand on the way home from the shops)

England's Lane by Joseph Connolly – review

England: walking tall in Battersea (I remember walls/fences like this - but in Ruislip, Middlesex)

shirley baker

Who needs a Playstation? Pictures of an age when happiness was a stick of chalk and a pair of mum's big shoes...

Homelesss man by Don McCullin.

Don’t be afraid to be inspired (27 photos)

A heartbreaking sign held by a homeless man. I think many of us can relate to this sentiment, homeless or not. This touched my heart.and in some ways, broke it too.

Maidens in waiting, Blackpool. Bert Hardy's iconic image (1951)

Oh we did like to be beside the seaside! The pictures which show the heyday of Blackpool as THE British holiday resort

Boys with comic, Liverpool, 1940 © Bert Hardy

Boys with comic, Liverpool, 1940 © Bert Hardy Eee you are a mucky kid dirty as a dust bin lin

Credit: Tony Ray-Jones /National Media Museum Piccadilly Circus, London, c1967

Tony Ray-Jones: beauty queens and English scenes – in pictures

In der Provence stören keine lästigen Autofahrer die Heimfahrt mit Baguette. Frankreich, 1955 © Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photos/Agentur Focus

Bid now on Provence (Bicycle and Baguette) by Elliott Erwitt. View a wide Variety of artworks by Elliott Erwitt, now available for sale on artnet Auctions.