The Adam and Eve pub is pictured with three large multi-paned square windows, balconies on all three levels and rickety steps leading down to the shore. The establishment was demolished to make way for the Chelsea Embankment. The pub was famously sketched by the American artist James Whistler, who adopted London as his home. This picture shows how the area was more socially and economically diverse in 1860. In the background Chelsea Old Church is visible

Lost London: Trove of some of the earliest photos ever taken show how Thames has changed in 150 years

The Adam and Eve pub is pictured with three large multi-paned square windows, balconies o.

london-smog-This Day in History: Dec 4, 1952: Smog kills thousands in England http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

A Proper Pea-Souper – The Terrible London Smog of 1952 a view on the street. Click the picture to visit the London Smog site.

6 December 1952: Piccadilly Circus. | 26 Haunting Photos Of The London Fog

26 Haunting Photos Of The London Fog

London was covered in “fog” at the beginning of the century, culminating in the Great Smog in This photo was taken at Piccadilly Circus on December 1952 (image via Central Press / Hulton Archive / Getty Images)

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?

The Prospect Of Whitby, a public house on the River Thames at Wapping, 26th September 1942. Originally named the Devil's Tavern for its nefarious clientele, it was rebuilt and renamed in the early 19th century. Original Publication : Picture Post - 1230 - A Quiet Evening In A Riverside Pub - pub. 1942 (Photo by Kurt Hutton/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

VINTAGE LONDON: The Prospect Of Whitby, a public house on the River Thames at Wapping, September Originally named the Devil's Tavern for its nefarious clientele, it was rebuilt and renamed in the early century.

The Bunch of Grapes, Limehouse. | 18 Vintage Photos Of Charles Dickens' London

The Bunch of Grapes, Limehouse.

The Harbour Master's Office and The Grapes public house in Narrow Street, Limehouse, London.

Dirty: Residents walking around London, such as to a local market pictured above, during the smog reported being left filthy from simply walking through the streets

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

Dirty: Residents walking around London, such as to a local market pictured above, during the smog reported being left filthy from simply walking through the streets

Smog 1952 I learned recently from online friends from England that this was a killer fog and many people died from it.

Smog 1952 I learned recently from online friends from England that this was a killer fog and many people died from it.

Puddledock Blackfriars | vintage everyday: Old London in the Nineteen-Twenties

Old Puddle Dock Blackfriars Once one of London's docks, Puddle Dock is now a minor street connecting Upper Thames Street and Queen Victoria Street.Photo: Produced by the Fleetway House.

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