Just some utterly amazing photos of Victorian London!

The Ghosts of Old London. At the entrance to the Oxford Arms – the Society for Photographing the Relics of Old London was set up to save the Oxford Arms, yet it failed in the endeavour, preserving only this photographic record.

Spitalfields Life is simply one of the best blogs on London life and history ever.

Cloth Fair, next to Smithfield Market. You can see more pictures from the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London in The Ghosts of Old London and In Search of Relics of Old London.

Victoria Station, Victoria Street, Westminster, London 1915.

Victoria Station, Victoria Street, Westminster, London 1915 by Howarth-Loomes

Ghosts of London - find the people hiding in the photograph.  #socialmedia #training

henripix: “ The Ghosts of Old London Above: A woman turns the corner into Wych St. Below: A relaxed gathering in Drury Lane.

The exotic down and outs of Victorian London

The exotic down and outs of Victorian London

Victorian Sweep 'The Temperance Sweep' and a barefooted boy small enough to fit inside narrow passages. Original Artwork: From 'Street Life in London' by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith - pub. 1877 (Photo by John Thomson/Getty Images).

Thurston Hopkins - London, 7th August, 1954

A young boy wearing an Indian headdress hides in a coal hole and takes aim with a toy pistol, London, August (Photo by Thurston Hopkins/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

This is believed to be the earliest photograph of NYC.Taken at Broadway between Franklin and Leonard Streets, May 1850

Se cree que esta es la primera foto de NYC , .This is believed to be the earliest photograph of NYC.Taken at Broadway between Franklin and Leonard Streets, May 1850

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

Flower Women Victorian flower women selling bouquets at Covent Garden market. Original Publication: From 'Street Life In London' by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith - pub. 1877 (Photo by John Thomson/Hulton Archive/Getty Images).

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