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Postcard: Londen Crystal Palace int South nave 1911_Elm Works 683

Postcard: Londen Crystal Palace int South nave 1911_Elm Works 683

East End Slum 1949& we wonder why William Booth [salvation Army] started the first soup kitchen by the Elephant & Castle pub.

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Crystal Palace (1851; Industrial Revolution). Glass walls. World fair in London.

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…

London's burning: Ruins of a building in the shadow of St Pauls still smoulder a week after the Blitz on the city in December 1940.

Censored for days, this picture was finally published in the Mail. Now, 70 years on, Max Hastings reveals the dramatic story behind THE iconic image of the Blitz

Today is the ­anniversary of one of the greatest photographs of World War II being taken — and of a defining ­moment in British history.

London: The streets of a ruined London after The Blitz, 1940. >> See the Deals!

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London: The streets of a ruined London after The Blitz, 1940. >> See the Deals!

A boy sits amid the ruins of a London bookshop following an air raid on October 8, 1940, reading a book titled “The History of London”.

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“ A boy sits amid the ruins of a London bookshop following an air raid on October 8, 1940, reading a book titled “The History of London". ”

The Aldgate Pump, 1880

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Discover London's history, from Roman London to the Suffragettes to Fatberg. Read stories of London and uncover hidden treasures of our collections.

Victor Horta - 1895 - Hotel van Eetvelde, Brussels - Art Nouveau in Brussels - Art Nouveau Architecture

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Victor Horta - 1895 - Hotel van Eetvelde, Brussels - Art Nouveau in Brussels - Art Nouveau Architecture

The opening ceremony at Crystal Palace, led by Queen Victoria, after its reconstruction at Sydenham Hill, South London, 1851. (Photo by Phil...

The opening ceremony at Crystal Palace, led by Queen Victoria, after its reconstruction at Sydenham Hill, South London, 1851. (Photo by Phil...

King George VI Standing In Uniform Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

King George VI Standing In Uniform Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

King George VI Standing In Uniform Vintage 8x10 Reprint Of Old Photo

Damage to St Paul’s cathedral during the blitz, 1940

St Paul's Cathedral after a direct hit during the blitz in London.

St Paul's Cathedral after a direct hit during the blitz in London. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Newspaper salesman in front of Buffet Restaurant in Central London advertises News Headlines

Newspaper salesman in front of Buffet Restaurant in Central London advertises News Headlines

Newspaper salesman in front of Buffet Restaurant in Central London advertises News Headlines