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1847 Lambeth High Street Showing the Windmill Pub, a pub called the Windmill still stands on the same site.

6 December 1952: Piccadilly Circus.

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)

Regent Street, aka Piccadilly Circus, 1910

Unseen images of a lost London (when it really was a capital place to live!)

File:St Bartholomew's Hospital, London; porter at the Little Brit Wellcome L0015421.jpg - Wikimedia Commons.   about 1908

porter at the Little Brit Wellcome - Wikimedia Commons. about 1908

A prospect of #London from the air as it was in 1953 showing Battersea Power Station when it only had three chimneys.

A prospect of from the air as it was in 1953 showing Battersea Power Station when it only had three chimneys.

A rural scene in central #London. Men unloading esparto grass on the Thames using pitchforks in 1938. The grass was used to make banknotes.

A group of men unload esparto grass from barges at a wharf near Lambeth on the River Thames, 1938

Kids playing on the streets of Lisbon Portugal. By Eduardo Gageiro 1969

© Eduardo Gageiro, Bairro Alto, Lisbon, Portugal Even a blind man can tell when hes walking in the sun. (Fink) (thanks to / via: luzfosca)

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