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Toxic fog - London bus makes its way along Fleet Street in heavy smog, December 1952 Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

26 Haunting Photos Of The London Fog

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

November Morning - the Embankment, 1899 by Harold W. LaneA November Morning - the Embankment, 1899 by Harold W. Victorian Life, Victorian London, Vintage London, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, London History, British History
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A November Morning - the Embankment, 1899 by Harold W. Lane

Example of Victorian London alley with open sewer and one privy. Victorian London, Victorian History, Victorian Street, Victorian Life, Victorian Photos, Vintage London, Old London, Tudor History, Victorian Ladies
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The Old World Lives

Victorian alley with open sewer and one privy

Hahnemuhle PHOTO RAG Fine Art Paper (other products available) - Hansom cabs drive through overcast streets on a rainy day in London. (Photo by F J Mortimer/Getty Images) - Image supplied by Fine Art Storehouse - Fine Art Print on Paper made in the UK

London Rain, 1903

inspiration for doll characters. Reverend Charles Spurgeon -Blind Busker in London Victorian Street, Victorian Life, Victorian London, Vintage London, Vintage Dog, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Antique Photos
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The East End

The East End is one of the oldest parts of London – and an area where fascinating buildings exist for those who look beyond the usual London Tourist Attractions

Old Curiosity Shop, Portsmouth Street, Westminster, London An exterior view of the Old Curosity Shop as immortalised by Charles Dickens in ‘Little Nell’. It was built in Photographer : York and Son. Date taken : 1870 - 1900 Victorian Life, Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, London History, British History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, The Old Curiosity Shop
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This is what the city of London looked like around the time Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde was written. The city of London is the setting of the book.

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Looks like the East End of London in the late 1800s

 Martin, Ludgate (also called St Martin within Ludgate) and St Paul’s Cathedral, 1900 (from The Fogs & Smogs of Old London - Spitalfields Life) Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Life, London City, London Icons, London Map, London History, British History
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Cœur de l'Histoire

Y'all I just live here.

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This is her city, she decides as she wanders through the quiet streets in the dusk of evening. This is her city, her home. She'll make something of herself here.

Pubs in London , a century ago . George & Vulture, City of London Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Pubs In London, East London, London City, Victorian Street, Victorian Ladies, Victorian Era

The Pubs Of Old London

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

City of London police officer uniform from the late century. Victorian London, Victorian History, Victorian Life, Victorian Photos, Vintage London, Old London, London City, Old Pictures, Old Photos
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One of the most common sights in Victorian London were "crossing sweepers" – workers who cleared dung and rubbish from the streets in the hope of getting a few coins from local home and business owners.

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Ghost of Old London - Oxford Arms Victorian London, Victorian Street, Vintage London, Victorian Era, Victorian Fashion, Old London, London Pubs, London City, East London

The Ghosts of Old London

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

Tower Bridge took eight years to construct, 1886 Wonderful link to pictures of old London. Vintage London, Old London, Victorian London, Victorian Ladies, Victorian Life, East London, London City, London Pictures, London Photos

The Bridges of Old London

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

‘Dirty Old London’: A History Of The Victorians’ Infamous Filth Historian Lee Jackson spoke to Fresh Air producer Sam Briger about what it was like to walk around Victorian London: “The first thing you’d notice if you stepped out onto the streets. Victorian London, Victorian Street, Victorian Life, Vintage London, Old London, East London, Blitz London, London 1800, 19th Century London

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