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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’.
Philip Davies: Panoramas of Lost London
Nearly 300 spectacular photographs of Londons lost buildings from the London Metropolitan Archive in Panoramic format. Tudor, Georgian and Victorian buidings, some of them historic masterpieces, captured in location just before their destruction between 1870-1945. Philip Davies Panoramas of Lost London Transatlantic Press, 2011 ISBN-13: 978-1907176722 368 pages, Hardcover 37x29cm Order the book: www.amazon.co.uk
Street Life in London
Photographs from a book published in 1876-7 by Adolphe Smith and John Thomson. Each chapter includes a photo and an article about characters who spent their lives working on the streets of London. Download a PDF version of the book through our digital library.