Drury Lane, London, 1876 You know, where the Muffin Man lives!
Covent Garden Flower Women - how the other half (or lived. A Woodburytype of flower sellers with their baskets, taken from 'Street Life in London' written by Adolphe Smith with photography by the Scottish photographer John Thomson
"Street Life in London" by John Thomson An Old Clothes Shop, St Giles - “As a rule, secondhand clothes shops are far from distinguished in their cleanliness, and are often the fruitful medium for the propagation of fever, smallpox &c.
The construction of the Metropolitan District Railway, Roofing over a cutting to form twin tunnels. The method of construction can clearly be seen, with five rings of brick arching being laid over two steel frames
The Victorianist: : Photo
vicfangirlguide: A group of ‘Pearlies’ from the In the century London was full of street traders known as costermongers or costers. In order to attract customers costers would decorate their clothes with mother of pearl buttons.