1940's - Children being evacuated from London. Tagged like parcels, these children were on their way to be moved to the country as it was considered safer than the cities in wartime Britain. Many were sent to Australia too - such hard times!
Old Curiosity Shop, Portsmouth Street, Westminster, London An exterior view of the Old Curosity Shop as immortalised by Charles Dickens in ‘Little Nell’. It was built in 1567. Photographer : York and Son. Date taken : 1870 - 1900