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Crystal Palace, built for the 1851 Great Exhibition in Hyde Park, London. It was subsequently dismantled and moved to Sydenham Hill, South London, where it survived until destroyed by fire in Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Hyde Park, London History, British History, American History, Native American, Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace

Glass and Girders of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham "On the west of "The Palace" as it is called locally, there are terraces overlooking the garden. These are approached by flights of steps leading down among flower beds, stone vases, statuary and ornamental balustrading to the transverse path where the fireworks are let off. The huge building was set up on its present site and opened in 1854, the materials for its construction being largely those of the building designed by Sir Joseph…

Whitechapel ✈ Seen on our Jack the Ripper tour: East End's Ten Bells Pub, still in business, where Ripper victim Annie Chapman was drinking shortly before she was murdered. London Pubs, Old London, Victorian London, Victorian Era, East End London, British Pub, Old Pub, London History, Haunted Places

Young Turks at The Ten Bells

For those not in the know, the ‘The Young Turks’ are an über-trendy collective of supremely talented young chefs, namely: James Lowe, Isaac McHale and Ben Greeno (now at Momofuku Seiobo). Since coming together in 2010, they have collaborated on various projects and pop-ups, mainly in and around London (as well as some solo projects and one offs). Between them they have worked and staged at some of the best and most exciting restaurants in the world, including: The Fat Duck, St. John Bread…

The Grapes, Limehouse. An historic riverside pub dating from 1585 and still in business today. Limehouse area of London known for it's opium dens in Victorian times. Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, East End London, London Pubs, London City, London Food, London Restaurants, Victorian Women

Photos reveal how east London docks went from slums to luxury flats

Just four miles from the centre of London Limehouse is now a luxurious area between the City and Canary Wharf.

(or 'Doss') House on Paternoster Row, London, Many of the poorest people had to sleep in such overcrowded common houses for about per night. MásLodging (or 'Doss') House on Paternoster Row, London, . Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Life, Victorian Street, London City, East End London, Victorian History, London Food

Photographic Print: East End Doss House, London Poster by Peter Higginbotham : 24x18in

size: 24x18in Photographic Print: East End Doss House, London Poster by Peter Higginbotham : Artists

The Harbour Master's office at 74 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London, (Photo by Guildhall Library & Art Gallery/Heritage Images/Getty Images) Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, London Pictures, London Photos, London History, British History, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos

Photos reveal how east London docks went from slums to luxury flats

Just four miles from the centre of London Limehouse is now a luxurious area between the City and Canary Wharf.

Petticoat Lane Market, Middlesex Street, Whitechapel, City Of London, Greater London Vintage London, Old London, London City, London History, British History, London Market, East End London, Greater London, London Photos

Looking for Viewfinder? | Historic England

The Viewfinder website has now been closed down.

John Claridge’s photograph of the abandoned Ross Bakeries shop, Quaker Street, London, 1966 (via Spitalfields Life) Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, London History, British History, Urban Photography, Street Photography, Vintage Photography, White Photography

Corsets and chickens: the East End in the 1960s – in pictures

From the 1960s onward, John Claridge has turned the soot and poverty of London’s East End into something luminously beautiful

John Claridge’s photograph of the abandoned Ross Bakeries shop, Quaker Street, London, 1966 (via Spitalfields Life) Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, London History, British History, Urban Photography, Street Photography, Vintage Photography, White Photography

Corsets and chickens: the East End in the 1960s – in pictures

From the 1960s onward, John Claridge has turned the soot and poverty of London’s East End into something luminously beautiful

How do you begin to describe the joy visiting Spitalfieldslife? A wonderful way to fall for London again. The Gentle Author is the first thing I read each day. Vintage London, Old London, Victorian London, London Street, London Life, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Fosse Commune, London History

Photographs of Time Passing in Spitalfields

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

Andrew Scott’s East End Photographs Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Ancient Greek Architecture, City Architecture, London Street, London Life, Old Pictures, Old Photos

Andrew Scott’s East End Photographs

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

The Carpenters arms - When this photo was taken, The Carpenters’ Arms in Cheshire St was the most notorious pub in London – owned by the gangster twins, Reggie and Ronnie Kray who bought it in 1967 for their mother Violet. They grew up in house just a hun Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Life, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Green Pictures, Vintage Photos, London History

The Carpenters Arms, Gangster Pub

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

An aerial view of Hyde Park Corner before the changes made in the early Great swathes of Green Park and the gardens of Buckingham Palace were taken for the roundabout leaving the Constitution Arch marooned in a sea of traffic. City Of London, Old London, Vintage London, London History, British History, 1960s Britain, Hyde Park Corner, London Photos, London Calling

Hyde Park Corner

An aerial view of Hyde Park Corner before the changes made in the early 1960s. Great swathes of Green Park and the gardens of Buckingham Palace were taken for the roundabout leaving the Constitution Arch marooned in a sea of traffic.

The technicolour images taken between 1960 and 1980 give an intimate portrayal of East London, and have been published for the first time after they were discovered at Tower Hamlets archive centre Vintage London, Old London, London Market, London Pubs, Best Places In London, Tower Hamlets, Derelict Buildings, East End London, Old Pub

London's fading East End: Nostalgic photos of pubs and Cockney life

The technicolour images taken between 1960 and 1980 give an intimate portrayal of East London, and have been published for the first time after they were discovered at Tower Hamlets archive centre.

Spitalfields, London, The Grey Eagle, Quaker Street London Pubs, London Street, London Life, London Pictures, London Photos, British Pub, British History, Vintage London, Old London

Photographs of Time Passing in Spitalfields

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