14th July 1943: Despite the war, French people in London celebrate France's Bastille Day by dancing in the streets. They are commemorating the storming of the Bastille prison in Paris on July 14th 1789, during the French Revolution. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1493 - Street Dancing For France's July 14th - pub. 1943 (Photo by Leonard McCombe/Picture Post/Getty Images)

July Despite the war, French people in London celebrate France's Bastille Day by dancing in the streets. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1493 - Street Dancing For France's July - pub. 1943 (Photo by Leonard McCombe/Picture Post/Getty Images)

This is Ruth Ellis. She murdered her lover, David Blakeney, a racing car driver. She was executed at Holloway (Women's) prison in London. The last woman to be executed in Britain.

This is Ruth Ellis she murdered her lover, David Blakeney, a racing car driver. She was executed at Holloway (Women's) prison in London. The last woman to be executed in Britain.

Dennis Nilsen(1945) is a serial killer and necrophiliac, also known as the Muswell Hill Murderer and the Kindly Killer, who committed the murders of 15 young men in London, England between 1978 and 1983.He retained his victims' bodies for extended periods of time before dissecting their remains and disposing of them via burning or flushing the remains down a lavatory.Nilsen was convicted in  1983 of six counts of murder, two of attempted murder and is currently incarcerated in prison in…

Dennis is a serial killer and necrophiliac, also known as the Muswell Hill Murderer and the Kindly Killer, who committed the murders of 15 young men in London, England between 1978 and retained his victims' bodies for extended periods

Charles Dickens' pinnacle setting in Little Dorit, Marshalsea prison in London ,around 1897 (an actual place of residence, for a time, during his childhood.) This was a 'Debtors Prison' where whole families would be placed, and rarely left!

Remains of the second Marshalsea prison in the or century. The government closed it in This image was published c.

Tate Britain (formerly the Tate Gallery) Millbank, London. Opened in 1897 on site of former Millbank Prison. Designed by Sidney R.J. Smith.

The Tate Britain, the original Tate gallery opened in 1897 at Millbank in London, houses the largest collection of British art anywhere in the world including masterpieces by Constable and Turner as well as contemporary works. Photo: ©London On View.

Newgate Prison was a prison in London, at the corner of Newgate Street and Old Bailey just inside the City of London. It was originally located at the site of Newgate, a gate in the Roman London Wall. The gate/prison was rebuilt in the 12th century, and demolished in 1777. The prison was extended and rebuilt many times, and remained in use for over 700 years, from 1188 to 1902.

Newgate Prison was a prison in London, at the corner of Newgate Street and Old…

Top 10: World's Most Expensive Paintings

Top 10: World's Most Expensive Paintings

Claude Monet Water Lily Pond painting is shipped worldwide,including stretched canvas and framed art.This Claude Monet Water Lily Pond painting is available at custom size.

Ancient door from Newgate Prison in London now installed in the garden wall at Newby Hall, North Yorkshire.

This is a door form Newgate Prison in London which has been installed in the garden wall at Newby Hall, North Yorkshire (adjacent to the café). It has an interesting story, and it struck me as an interesting challenge.

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