Vintage photo victorian London street children (reminds me of Sherlock Holmes's Baker Street Boys).

The cabinet of Doctor Darling: A place poised somewhere between gentle neglect and downright dereliction

Spitalfields Life is simply one of the best blogs on London life and history ever.

Cloth Fair, next to Smithfield Market. You can see more pictures from the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London in The Ghosts of Old London and In Search of Relics of Old London.

Smog of London hiding Big Ben! - Taken by Linley Sambourne, 1905

Big Ben envolto em névoa, 1905 / Smog of London hiding Big Ben! - Taken by Linley Sambourne, 1905

Victoria Station, Victoria Street, Westminster, London 1915.

Victoria Station, Victoria Street, Westminster, London 1915 by Howarth-Loomes

East End slum Street 1912 ~ The Whitechapel district of London at the end of the nineteenth century was generally regarded as being a ‘horrible black labyrinth, reeking from end to end and swarming with human vermin, whose trade is robbery and whose recreation is murder’.

East End slum Street 1912 ~ The Whitechapel district of London at the end of the nineteenth century was generally regarded as being a ‘horrible black labyrinth, reeking from end to end and swarming with human vermin, whose trade is robbery and whose recre

1910.  Children in London

1910 - London dockers children, living in rat infested slums, surviving on discarded fish heads and tails from Billingsgate Fish Market. Their Fathers went on strike for a minimum wage of per hour per week)

See the man looking over the wall in Union Place (off Wheler St) - photographs taken by Horace Warner in Spitalfields at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

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

Temple Bar & Fleet Street, 1870. London. Moved to a wood near Cheshunt, Hertfordshire - overgrown with weeds and unloved until it was moved to Paternoster Sq next to St Paul's Cathedral in 2004.

VINTAGE LONDON: Temple Bar, Fleet Street, It was moved to a wood near Cheshunt, Hertfordshire - overgrown with weeds and unloved - until it was moved to Paternoster Square, next to St Paul's Cathedral in

Billingsgate fish market 1890's Scores of fresh fish shops & door to door venders all competing loudly very loudly..!           London

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