Covent Garden Labourers From 'Street Life in London', 1877, by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith.

1877 - Covent Garden Labourers From 'Street Life in London' - by John Thomson & Adolphe Smith (vintage photo, victorian era)

Chimney Sweep, London, England, 1877 (John Thomson)

Victorian Sweep 'The Temperance Sweep' and a barefooted boy small enough to fit inside narrow passages. Original Artwork: From 'Street Life in London' by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith - pub. 1877 (Photo by John Thomson/Getty Images).

Old Furniture. From Street Life in London, 1877, by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith. LSE Library via Flickr.

Old Furniture From 'Street Life in London', by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith: "At the corner of Church Lane, Holborn, there was a second-hand furniture dealer, whose business was a cross between that of a shop and a street stall.

The Cheap Fish of St-Giles. From 'Street Life in London', 1877, by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith. LSE Library via Flickr.

Photographer: John Thomson The Cheap Fish Of St. Giles’s [Street Life in London] 1877 Woodburytype London School of Economics - Digital Library (via Accidental Mysteries, A Street Photographer of Century London: Observatory: Design Observer)

A hansom (one of the most popular and maneuverable 19th century carriages, named after its inventor John Hansom) in London, 1877

Victorian life through a lens: Amazing 19th Century photos show backbreaking daily grind

Photograph of a hansom cab, From 'Street Life in London', by John Thompson and Adolphe Smith

Photo from "Street Life in London", published in 1876-7, consists of a series of articles by the radical journalist Adolphe Smith and the photographer John Thomson.

"Street Life in London" by John Thomson Public Disinfectors - “They receive sixpence an hour for disinfecting houses and removing contaminated clothing and furniture, and these are such busy times that they often work twelve hours a day.

The Sellers of Shell-fish From 'Street Life in London', 1877, by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith:

Vintage : Old Pictures of London in Victorian Era :A Victorian shellfish stall holder selling oysters and whelks. Original Artwork: From 'Street Life In London' by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith (Photo by John Thomson/Getty Images)


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