1952: Liverpool Street Station, London, atmospheric photo

Harry Todd Liverpool Street, London, 1952 Rays of springtime sun illuminate a railway policewoman in Liverpool Street Station, London March from Hulton Archive/Getty (Facie Populi ™)

Muffin man, c. 1910, London

Muffin Man, c. 1910 Oh do you know the muffin man, That lives in Drury Lane? Yes I know the muffin man, That lives in Drury Lane.in London, England

Victorian used/old furniture shop on a cobblestone street (complete with buggy in the background) as it looked in 1877. #Victorian #photograph #antique #vintage #shop #street #furniture

Old Furniture From 'Street Life in London', by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith: "At the corner of Church Lane, Holborn, there was a second-hand furniture dealer, whose business was a cross between that of a shop and a street stall.

London, Kensington, 8th September 1906

Edwardian street style: Astonishing amateur images which capture the fashion of women in London and Paris over a century ago

Edwardian street fashion by concealed camera :) By Edward Linley Sambourne, Kensington 8 Sep 1906

Blast from the past!  "Rag and bone man is a British phrase for a junk dealer. Historically the phrase referred to an individual who would travel the streets of a city or town with a horsedrawn cart, and would collect old rags (for converting into fabric and paper), bones for making glue, scrap iron and other items, often trading them for other items of limited value.

Blast from the past! "Rag and bone man is a British phrase for a junk dealer. Historically the phrase referred to an individual who would travel the streets of a city with a horsedrawn cart, and would collect unwanted items.

Tearful Goodbyes, London 1942    Photo: Bert Hardy

goodbye (wartime terminus) people bid farewell to their loved ones at paddington station in london during world war ii, may © bert hardy.

Train "Golden Arrow" London/Paris - Victoria Station -1950'

Victoria Station, Departure Platform for Boat Trains like the Golden Arrow, Photo by Jack Birns, 1950

Kensington High Street 1897

Previous Pinner wrote: "Kensington Road 1887 - Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee" Which is wrong as Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee was I'll look into it to either correct the event (Golden Jubilee?

Cast-Iron Billy: 'Forty-three years on the road and more, and but for my rheumatics, I feel almost as hale and hearty as any man could wish'...

Sweeps, nomads, quacks and crawlers: The exotic down and outs of Victorian London captured on camera in the 1870s

Cast-Iron Billy (a driver, holding whip) Street Life In London: ‘Careful Observations Among The Poor’ In 1877 Photos)

A gentleman - one P L Hamlin - poses with a rag and bone man in London - 1 October 1920

A gentleman - P L Hamlin - poses with a rag and bone man in London - 1 October 1920

Gardiners Corner, Whitechapel, 1900. Gardiner's was the building with the distinctive clock tower.

Gardiners Corner, Whitechapel, Gardiner's was the building with the distinctive clock tower.

London General Omnibus Company horse-drawn omnibus, Walham Green and Shoreditch with road sweeper in foreground, 1909

London General Omnibus Company horse-drawn omnibus, Walham Green and Shoreditch with road sweeper in foreground

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