The first ever phone box in London in 1924

The phone boxes that still ring a bell

London's first phone box in Sir Giles Gil­bert Scott, an architect, won a…

London's best signs

London's best signs-----damn, I didn't see this and we were staying in Westminster.

The original Crystal Palace, which burned to the ground in 1936, was designed by Joseph Paxton for the 1851 Great Exhibition. Picture: PA

Lost British buildings

Leicester Square - London, United Kingdom, 1880

Leicester Square LESS-ter) is a pedestrianised square in the West End of London, England. It was laid out in 1670 and is named after the contemporary Leicester House, itself named after Robert Sidney, Earl of Leicester.

1908 Olympics in London

First appearance for flags at Olympic opening ceremony

These female archers are competing in the National Round Archery event of the 1908 London Olympics, just eight years after women were first permitted to enter the games at all. The event was won by Sybil (Queenie) Newall of Great Britain.

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glass slides once used for magic lantern shows by the London & Middlesex Archaeological Society at the Bishopsgate Institute