One of the most feared of all London's street gangs in the late was a group of female toughs known as the Clockwork Oranges. They would later inspire Anthony Burgess' most notorious novel. >> Whoa - a gang of female toughs.
davelee: Number 25 bendy bus, packed as usual. What an awesome selection of vintage London shots. What a beautiful city! Crowded Bus Ride in 1865 - Vintage London: "Taking in the Smoke" - Photo Gallery - LIFE Magazine.
This little girl named Adelaide Springett, was so ashamed of her tattered boots, that she took them off for this 1901 photograph. Adapted from Spitalfields Nippers by Horace Warner, published by Spitalfields Life Books,
vintage everyday: Lady Florence Norman, a suffragette, on her motor-scooter in travelling to work at offices in London where she was a supervisor. The scooter was a birthday present from her husband, the journalist and Liberal politician Sir Henry Norman.