On the rooftops of London. Coo, what a sight!
With the weather being a bit grim in Ireland today, thought we might go all Mary Poppins and take ourselves off over to London for a change. Can't identify any individual business except for Stokes Leather Warehouse (see note), and it'd be great to get some idea of the spot from which this one was taken (over to you, mapping gurus)... Date: 1860-1883 NLI Ref: STP_0424 You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie
BRITAIN meets Mr Punch! - Britain Magazine | The official magazine of Visit Britain | Best of British History, Royal Family,Travel and Culture
In this, Mr Punch’s 350th birthday year, Professor Glyn Edwards tells us about the show’s origins and explains why this iconic British seaside symbol remains as popular as ever today Professor Glyn Edwards’ first memories of...
Slum Britain: Children playing in rags and families huddling in cellar
These pictures reveal the state of poverty endured by thousands of families as late as the 1970s in cities like London, Leeds, Newcastle, and Glasgow (pictured).
35 Rare Vintage Photographs Capture Street Scenes of London From the 1920s and Early 1930s
George Reid took over 700 photographs of London over the course of a decade, from 1920 to 1933. He died before his work was completed, though, with the portable, consumer cameras that became more than commonplace after his death, he would have been happy to know his work is still continuing to this day. London Hippodrome, Cranbourn Street © George Davison Reid. London Pavillion Theatre and Coventry Street from Piccadilly Circus © George Davison Reid. Sunset over the Upper Pool from Tower…
Paris street style 1906: Linley Sambourne goes abroad
There was quite a bit of interest in my first post about Edward Linley Sambourne’s street photography so now that Victorian month is over we can go back to the early years of the 20th century and f…
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