Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures
In 1901-2, Horace Warner took photos of East End street kids, who he called 'Spitalfields nippers'. Here's a selection of the rare ones that have survived to this day
East End Photographs and Drawings - Casebook: Jack the Ripper Forums
Discussion for general Whitechapel geography, mapping and routes the killer might have taken. Also the place for general census information and "what was it like in Whitechapel" discussions.
Old Pictures of London in Victorian Era
1888: Traffic on Regent Circus, now known as Oxford Circus, London, facing east along Oxford Street. In the foreground is a man towing his...
Cheapside London England 1890 Vintage Photo Print Original Victorian Rotogravure Illustration To Frame Black & White Photo
"Let me take you by the hand and lead you through the streets of London; I'll show you something that will make you change your mind." From my personal collection of amazing antique art treasures, I'm very pleased to present to you "Cheapside, London, England" as it stood in the year 1890. Check out the gas lamps, cobblestone pavement and horse drawn carriages in this wonderful period illustration. London was a very different world 127 years ago. There were no automobiles, electricity was…
The Victorian London from Sketches by Boz: The Streets & Shops
This is my third post about Victorian London, inspired by Dickens’ Sketches by Boz, for the Victorian Celebration. If this is your first visit, you can find our two previous excursions to Victorian London, where you can find The Amusements of 19th century Londoners in one of them, and come to learn The Occupations of Londoners at that era, in the other. Today I will take you to see few famous Streets of 19th century London, as well as Shops where mid-class Londoners used to spend their money…