Just some utterly amazing photos of Victorian London!

Victorian London: The Oxford Arms Inn which stood in a short lane leading out of the west side of Warwick Lane, where this photograph was taken from. The Inn was demolished in

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

Cock and Magpie Tavern (right), Drury Lane South side of street at intersection of Drury Ct. (today intersection of Drury Lane and Aldwych).

The exotic down and outs of Victorian London

The exotic down and outs of Victorian London

"Street Life in London" by John Thomson The Temperance Sweep - “to his newly acquired sobriety, monetary prosperity soon ensued and he is well known throughout the neighbourhood, where he advocates the cause of total abstinence.

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

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


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Credit: Horace Warner/The Religious Society of Friends in Britain A view of Union Place in Spitalfields

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

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vintage everyday: John Thomson’s Street Life in London, 1876

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

Street Doctor, by John Thomson. London, England, late 19th century

London ‘street doctor’, 1877 From 'Street Life in London’, by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith: “The subject of the accompanying illustration is a vendor of cough lozenges and healing ointment.

Cheapside, London, England. 1890's

Rare color photograph of a London Street in 1900 (via London in end of the Victorian Era. )This is Cheapside in the city of London. Statue is Sir Robert Peel.

London. Thurston Hopkins. 8.7.1954.

Oh to be a kid again. Thurston Hopkins London, August, 1954 From Thurston Hopkins/Picture Post/Getty Images

A cyclist riding a penny farthing over Hammersmith Bridge, London. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

A cyclist riding a penny farthing over Hammersmith Bridge, London. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) London in the Victorian Era

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