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(Think Sherlock Holmes.) A Hansom cab is a type of horse-drawn carriage first designed and patented in 1834 by English architect Joseph Hansom. Fosse Commune, Horse Cart, Old Wagons, Horse And Buggy, Types Of Horses, Horse Carriage, Cabriolet, Horse Drawn, Baker Street

1947: last horse cab license in London

A Hansom cab is a type of horse-drawn carriage first designed and patented in 1834 by English architect Joseph Hansom. Originally known as the Hansom Safety Cab, its purpose was to combine speed with safety, with a low center of gravity for safe cornering. Cab is a shortening of cabriolet, reflecting the design of the carriage. It replaced the hackney carriage as a vehicle for hire. With the introduction of mechanical taximeters to measure fares, the name became taxicab. Hansom cabs enjoyed…

The original entrance to the East India Docks, London, England circa The security of the area was provided by means of tall walls and a private police force. All port police forces in the UK to this day are still private Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, London Map, Vintage India, Victorian Era, London History, British History, Old Pictures

The entrance gate to the East India Docks. - London's docks and shipping

The busy street outside the main entrance to the East India Docks. The masts of ships are visible behind the dock walls. The entrance was located at the western end of the Import Dock and linked the complex with Commercial Road via the East India Dock Road. The tea, silks and spices that arrived from the east would be sent by horse and cart along Commercial Road to the East India Company's Cutler Street warehouses in the City of London.

London Scenes - Lyons Corner House - 1981 Nippy waitresses of the new Lyons Corner House, rehearsing for the re-opening of an era when the old-style corner house restaurant opens in The Strand, London. Vintage London, Old London, London History, Tudor History, British History, Corner House, House Restaurant, National Photography, Cosplay

Print of London Scenes - Lyons Corner House - 1981

Nippy waitresses of the new Lyons Corner House, rehearsing for the re-opening of an era when the old-style corner house restaurant opens in The Strand, London #MediaStorehouse

Before Whitechapel Workhouse in Vallance Rd. Photo by Jack London - People of the Abyss - Victorian London, Vintage London, Victorian History, Victorian Street, Tudor History, Victorian Era, Old London, East End London, London Pubs

Jack London, Photographer

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

British Paintings: Victorian London street life in historic photographs book Victorian London, Vintage London, Victorian Life, Victorian Street, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Rare Photos

Street Life in London

Photographs from a book published in 1876-7 by Adolphe Smith and John Thomson. Each chapter includes a photo and an article about characters who spent their lives working on the streets of London. Download a PDF version of the book through our <a href="http://digital.library.lse.ac.uk/collections/streetlifeinlondon" rel="noreferrer nofollow">digital library.</a>

size: Giclee Print: Hanson Cab Art Print by John Keay by John Keay : Artists Horse And Buggy, Diesel, Horse Gear, History Images, Horse Carriage, Horse Drawn, Old London, Digital Image, Vintage Posters

Craft Beer, Sunday Lunch, Christmas at The Hansom Cab on Earls Court Road, Kensington London W8 6EG

Hansom cabs such as this one were used in London as taxis, beginning around 1840.

The Bridge House, Tredegar Road, Harold Steggles East End London, Old London, London Art, Group Photography, Photography Words, Urban Landscape, Landscape Art, Invention Of Photography, Bow Art

The East London Group & Photography

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London