The Walking Library - London, England

The Walking Library, London, ca. via vintage everyday: The Walking Library, London, ca. Maybe we should revisit this idea. Reading books and making them easily accessible - grin.

Lovely atmospheric photograph of Waterloo Place, London in 1899 by the Belgian photographer Leonard Misonne

Waterloo Place, London in 1899 - by Belgian photographer Leonard Misonne - (vintage lady, old photo, victorian era)

LUDLOW CASTLE ~ YOU CAN BE SURE THAT RICHARD, DUKE OF YORK, EDWARD IV HIS SON, EDWARD V, PRINCE ARTHUR, KATHERINE OF ARAGON MARY TUDOR (HENRY VIII'S DAUGHTER) ALL WALKED THROUGH THIS GATE.

Ludlow Castle, Shropshire, England, UK - is a ruined medieval fortification. The castle was probably founded by Walter de Lacy after the Norman conquest and was one of the first stone castles to be built in England.

Railway guard London, 1916

edwardian-time-machine: “London, 1916 - “The war gave women a rare chance to show their equal worth in highly responsible jobs such as guard seen here. As soon as the war finished these jobs became.

Sixties chic ...mod, hush puppies, mini-skirt, white boots, Lambretta SX 200

Mod Revival

Our latest Style Sheet looks at the mod subculture of the for inspiration. So grab the harrington, polish up the wing mirrors and get some mod style.

Matchgirls participating in a strike against Bryant & May in London, 1888. The strike was caused by the poor working conditions in the match factory, including fourteen-hour work days and the severe health complications of working with white phosphorus.

Shared comment: Victorian match girls 1888 worked in terrible conditions, 14 hours a day for very little wages. Phosphorous used in making matches caused hair and teeth loss, yellowing of skin and phossy jaw, a type of facial bone cancer.

Match Seller, Greenwich 1884, London

Match Seller, Greenwich London victorian era london was a very harsh environment for young children living in poverty

A rainy night on Oxford Street, London in 1960

denisebefore: “A young couple seeks a tender moment in a doorway, London griffiths 1960 ”

London from the air before skyscrapers & the impact of WWII. A shot from c.1935

Thames from the air before skyscrapers & the impact of WWII - 1935 (london Times)

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