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26 Haunting Photos Of The London Fog - October Finsbury Park. Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, 1920 London, Victorian Street, Victorian Life, Victorian Photos, London Map, London Travel

17 October 1935: Finsbury Park.

London was covered in "fog" at the beginning of the 20th Century, culminating in the Great Smog in 1952.

One of my biggest disappointments as a young child, that the Piccadilly circus was not a circus. Piccadilly Circus, London, S Barratts Vintage London, Old London, London City, London Bus, Piccadilly Circus, London History, British History, Old Pictures, Old Photos

Piccadilly Circus, London (1939) / photo by Barratts - Been there a 1000 times and never imagined it like this. This is beautiful! So glad it has been pinned :)

London, Paddington Station, School boys with gas masks evacuated by train as bombing raids intensify. Life in London during The Blitz of World War II. London History, British History, World History, World War Ii, Vintage London, Old London, Blitz London, East London, Old Pictures

Magnum Photos

London, Paddington Station, 1940. School boys with gas masks evacuated by train as bombing raids intensify. Life in London during The Blitz of World War II.

Old London bore little resemblance to the bland London of the present. Old London was a vibrant, creative, moody city with endless visual . Victorian London, Vintage London, Victorian Photos, Antique Photos, Victorian Era, Old London, East London, London 1800, London History

Spitalfields Life is simply one of the best blogs on London life and history ever.

Behind one of the glass faces of Big Ben, in the clock tower at the Palace of Westminster, London (Vintage Photography) Big Ben London, Old London, Vintage London, London Pride, Westminster, Black White Photos, Black And White Photography, Old Pictures, Old Photos

vintage everyday: Rare Look Behind the Face of the Big Ben Clockface, 1920s, London | via @matthiasrascher on Twitter

vintage everyday: Old London in the Nineteen-Twenties Vintage London, Old London, London City, London Bridge, Victorian London, East London, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos

The Vintage Guide To London

The online city guide for vintage lovers www.thevintageguidetolondon.com

Punks in London 1979 by Janette Beckman (English, started her career photographing the punk scene in England and New York in the and documentary and studio portrait photographer) Subcultura Punk, Punk Mode, 70s Punk, New Wave, The Clash, Die Siebziger, Rockabilly, Chica Punk, Moda Punk

Super Seventies

Punks in London photographed by Janette Beckman,...

Dig for victory: vegetable growing during WWII in pics Schoolchildren receive a gardening lesson, circa The vegetables produced would have been used in the school canteen. Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Dig For Victory, Retro, Historia Universal, History Magazine, Tower Of London, British History, Native American History

In Britain vegetables were grown in every available piece of ground during WW2 including the moat at the Tower of London!

London policemen wear gas masks for a training drill, Gas masks have some really creepy connotations. Diesel Punk, London History, British History, Old Portraits, Old London, Mad Max, World War Two, Vintage Photography, Graphic

CRUELLO

itsjohnsen: “ London policemen wear gas masks for a training drill, 1937. Bettmann Collection ”

Hyde Park, London, 1900 -- skaters on the frozen Serpentine. I remember seeing it partially frozen when I lived in London; you could break off shards of ice from the top of the water Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Victorian London, Vintage London, Victorian Life, London History, British History, Between Two Worlds

Hyde Park

It has been a long time since the Serpentine has frozen over so as to enable skating, this is 1900 and appears to be somewhere on the Long Water part of the Serpentine.

A sailing ship in dry dock Millwall, East London 1932 [[MORE]] Some info on the ship, if you’re interested: “ The S. Penang was a three-masted steel barque built in 1905 in Germany, and was originally named the “Albert Rickmers”. In 1910 she was. Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, East London, London History, British History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Millwall

3-masted barque 'Penang' in dry dock at Millwall 1932

3-masted barque 'Penang' in dry dock at Millwall 1932 by unknown prints from Royal Museums Greenwich.

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