Hammersmith Bridge-London 1900. Love that little car or whatever they called it. How about the bus in the background too!!

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

London in the 1920's: Telephone Engineer

England: London in the telephone engineer, 50 feet up. The engineer is attaching the main telephone cable to a new support wire, suspended between Maddox Street and Conduit Street in Mayfair.

Lovely atmospheric photograph of Waterloo Place, London in 1899 by the Belgian photographer Leonard Misonne

Waterloo Place, London in 1899 - by Belgian photographer Leonard Misonne - (vintage lady, old photo, victorian era)

Brighton Swimming Club 1853

My oh my, top hats and squeezers. Brighton Swimming Club 1853 Love the tall tall hats!

19th century Russian kerchief seller. Click for more 19th century Russian portraits of ordinary people

What Was the Russian Type? - Photographs of common Russian people created by several photographers in the century