Victorian London Trades & Occupations

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An old organist playing in a church with a young child at his side. Victorian London, North London, Moonlight, Child, Painting, Art, Kid, Art Background, Boys

Moonlight on the Stairs, or, A North London Story

An old organist playing in a church with a young child at his side.

A game of cricket in a Victorian garden. Charles Green, Victorian London, Victorian Gardens, Hot Air Balloon, Surrey, Cricket, Balloons, Game, Painting

Fredrick Harwood, or, The Surrey Cricketer and the Hot Air Balloon

A game of cricket in a Victorian garden.

A humorous view of crinolines from the pages of Punch.

The Poor Little Dear or the Sad Story of Sarah Gough

A humorous view of crinolines from the pages of Punch.

London Overlooked - Stories from the Old Smoke

London Overlooked - Stories from the Old Smoke

Mixing plum pudding.

Hungry artist clutching his head in despair.

Peter Stokes, or, The Flying Pieman of Fetter Lane

Hungry artist clutching his head in despair.

George Cruikshank, Monmouth Street, in: Sketches by Boz (= Charles Dickens) , London 1836 Victorian Life, Victorian London, Edward Gorey, London Places, Vintage World Maps, Old Things, Sketches, Scene, Street

London Overlooked - Stories from the Old Smoke

A street scene with shops and shopkeepers.

London street exhibitor demonstrating the properties of a telescope. Victorian London, London Street, Telescope, Light Up, Life

Lighting up the Lives of Londoners

London street exhibitor demonstrating the properties of a telescope.

Photographic Saloon, East End of London [From a Sketch] ~ From London Labour and the London Poor; a Cyclopædia of the Condition and Earnings of those that will work, those that cannot work, and those that will not work. Victorian Photography, Victorian London, Photographic Studio, Present Day, 19th Century, Past, History, Life, Painting

Lighting up the Lives of Londoners

Victorian photography studio in the East End of London.

Arsenic Poisoning in Kensal New Town: The Hickman Family Tragedy Victorian Life, Victorian London, Forensic Science, Green Wallpaper, Pre Raphaelite, Great Britain, Chemist, History, Characters

Arsenic Poisoning in Kensal New Town: The Hickman Family Tragedy

Nineteenth-century chemist selling dangerous chemicals.

A cat's-meat man selling in wares in a London Street. Victorian London, London Street, Bloomsbury, Meat, Painting, Painting Art, Paintings

Peter Carpenter, or, A Bloomsbury Boy in the Baltic

A cat's-meat man selling in wares in a London Street.

Itinerant vendor selling a cure for corns.

Trouble's Afoot, or, the Rival Chiropodists of Regent Street

Itinerant vendor selling a cure for corns.

In the summer of 1840 a crime was committed on Holborn Hill. But the criminals soon found Police Constable Thomas Greenham in hot pursuit. George Henry, Wellcome Collection, Victorian London, Cornelius, Old Things, History, Police, Image, House

The Heist on Holborn Hill

Police arrest a man in a lodging house. Image by George Cruickshank.

The Twelve Days of Dickens's Christmas - London Overlooked

The Twelve Days of Dickens's Christmas - London Overlooked

Victorian postman.

A schoolboy crush on the maid gets out of hand in a respectable Victorian home. Victorian Maid, Victorian London, Victorian Homes, Young Fathers, School Boy, Victorian Houses

A Young Father, or, Shocking Immorality in the Pentonville Road

Victorian maid.