The first ever phone box in London in 1924

The phone boxes that still ring a bell

London's first phone box in Sir Giles Gil­bert Scott, an architect, won a…

Youngsters play in front of the Post Office Tower, later the BT Tower, in 1965. Entry to t...

Britain's iconic BT Tower is celebrating 50 years

Youngsters play on the corner of Great Titchfield Street and Clipstone Street in front of the Post Office Tower, later the BT Tower, in 1965 / LONDON

Earliest surviving photo of London, ca. 1839

Cabbie’s Curios: London’s Earliest Photograph

Victoria underground station, c 1925

London's growth accelerated during the century, and it was the world's largest city from about 1831 to This growth was aided fro.

1895 Prisoners on a treadmill at Pentonville Prison

the original treadmill was a punishment in the victorian-era england. nowadays, still a punishment for those extra calories.

Her Majesty’s Hospital Home, Stepney Causeway, c 1900. Dr Barnado's home.

Her Majesty’s Hospital Home, Stepney Causeway, c Dr Barnado's home. Hr Majesty’s Hospital Home, Stepney Causeway, London Opened in 1888 as a hospital for sick children. Closed 1922 work taken over by John Capel Hanbury Hospital.

Old London Bridge

Old London Bridge now crosses specially cut channel of the Colorado River in…

The London station, pictured then, was reserved for this purpose alone and had waiting rooms for both upper and lower class funeral-goers

The creepy train created in 1800s London to transport corpses

Every day, from the late to the early the London Necropolis Railway ferried corpses from a purpose-built station near Waterloo directly to the Brookwood Cemetery in Surrey.

Every day, from the late 1880s to the early 1900s, the London Necropolis Railway ferried corpses from a purpose-built station near Waterloo directly to the Brookwood Cemetery in Surrey.

The creepy train created in 1800s London to transport corpses

Every day, from the late to the early the London Necropolis Railway ferried corpses from a purpose-built station near Waterloo directly to the Brookwood Cemetery in Surrey.

The Peoples Palace MileEnd road

People's Palace, Mile End Road, 1943 Now part of Queen Mary College, part of the University of London.

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