London - Iconic Power
This is part of a year long project to form a guide for photographing London. See more of the project here or connect on Facebook A multistich, vertical, panoramic image shows the Battersea Powerstation on its privelaged position on the banks of the River Thames Battersea Power Station is a decommissioned coal-fired power station located on the south bank of the South West London. It comprises two individual power stations, built in two stages in the form of a single building. The two…
Where have all the Guys gone? QUENTIN LETTS'S nostalgia for the fantastic Bonfire Night effigies of yesteryear
In the run-up to Bonfire Night, children in every town and village used to tour the streets with almost human figures, happily shouting 'Penny for the Guy!'
A ticket machine in a London Underground station, London, England,...
A ticket machine in a London Underground station, London, England, circa 1960.
Pea souper that killed 12,000: So black you couldn't see the screen in cinemas. So suffocatingly lethal they ran out of coffins. How the Great Smog choked London 60 years ago this week
A thick, greasy, grimy fog - known as the Great Smog of London - descended on the city during a particularly cold December in 1952 and killed 12,000 people in four days.
Suschitzky, Wolfgang (1912- ) - 1937 Charing Cross Road, London
Wolfgang Suschitzky, BSC (born 29 August 1912), is a photographer and cinematographer perhaps best known for his collaboration with Paul Rotha in the 1940s and his work on Mike Hodges' 1971 film Get Carter. He was born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary. Andrew Pulver has described Suschtizky as "a living link to the prewar glory days of the British documentary movement." Steve Chibnall writes that Suschitzky "[developed] a reputation as an expert location photographer with a documentarist's…
A London Transport bus conductor: 20th century | memoryprints.com | High quality art prints
A London Transport bus conductor: 20th century by Henry Grant. High quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, and canvases. memoryprints.com
Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures
In 1901-2, Horace Warner took photos of East End street kids, who he called 'Spitalfields nippers'. Here's a selection of the rare ones that have survived to this day
New Zealand lamb is unloaded at the Royal Albert Docks: 1959, Henry Grant
New Zealand lamb is unloaded at the Royal Albert Docks: 1959 by Henry Grant. Museum quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, and canvases. Museum of London