Just some utterly amazing photos of Victorian London!
London was covered in "fog" at the beginning of the 20th Century, culminating in the Great Smog in 1952.
London Zoo. It's an amazing photo, but at the same time, I feel sad for them.
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, 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. @designerwallace
Spitalfields Life is simply one of the best blogs on London life and history ever.
vintage everyday: Rare Look Behind the Face of the Big Ben Clockface, 1920s, London | via @matthiasrascher on Twitter
The online city guide for vintage lovers www.thevintageguidetolondon.com
The mail always gets through! Postman during the London blitz 1940
Punks in London photographed by Janette Beckman,...
In Britain vegetables were grown in every available piece of ground during WW2 including the moat at the Tower of London!
itsjohnsen: “ London policemen wear gas masks for a training drill, 1937. Bettmann Collection ”
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.
3-masted barque 'Penang' in dry dock at Millwall 1932 by unknown prints from Royal Museums Greenwich.