Seen on our Jack the Ripper tour: East End's Ten Bells Pub, still in business, where Ripper victim Annie Chapman was drinking shortly before she was murdered.

Seen on our Jack the Ripper tour: East End's Ten Bells Pub, still in business, where Ripper victim Annie Chapman was drinking shortly before she was murdered. I want to do the ripper walk for my birthday.

Spitafields Nippers, Horace Warner -East London early 1900s

Spitafields Nippers, Horace Warner -East London early This could just as easily been Dublin or so many other places the poor survived.

A group of match-girls in 1888, the year the workers at the Bryant & May Match Factory in Bow, East London, went on strike.

A group of match-girls in the year the workers at the Bryant & May Match Factory in Bow, East London, went on strike. (THE ELEPHANT MAN)

1946 London's West End and one of the last Hansome Cabs

Picture is from but I added because it is such an excellent picture of a Hansome Cab in London' West End

Drunken women fighting on a rooftop. from The People of the Abyss, by Jack London, circa 1903

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

One of the earliest photographs recording a London industry, this picture is one of a series taken by Geoffrey Bevington, a leather merchant and tanner from Bermondsey. Bermondsey was the capital's leather processing centre, and these pictures were displayed at the Bevington and Sons' stand at the 1862 International Exhibition.

Dickens's London: in pictures

One of the earliest photographs recording a London industry, this picture is one of a series taken by Geoffrey Bevington, a leather merchant and tanner from Bermondsey. Bermondsey was the capital's leather processing centre

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