Hammersmith Bridge-London 1900

A cyclist riding a penny farthing over Hammersmith Bridge, London. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) London in the Victorian Era

Victorian London

The Ghosts of Old London. At the entrance to the Oxford Arms – the Society for Photographing the Relics of Old London was set up to save the Oxford Arms, yet it failed in the endeavour, preserving only this photographic record.

London. A rare color photograph of a London street in 1900

London in 1901 - the End of the Victorian Era

Rare color photograph of a London Street in 1900 (via London in end of the Victorian Era. )This is Cheapside in the city of London. Statue is Sir Robert Peel.

When the Astors Owned New York by Justin Kaplan

Historical books - recommended reading list

When the Astors Owned New York Blue Bloods and Grand Hotels in a Gilded Age, Justin Kaplan.

Fleet Street, 1894. Horses had not yet been replaced by cars.

Fleet Street, where the Fleet River once ran. In 1894 horses had not yet been replaced by cars.

The rooftops of London. From around 1870 - 1880.

lostsplendor: Over London, c. Late Century (by National Library of Ireland on The Commons) Incredible view.

Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee - London decorations/ A view down Regent Street looking north and showing the decorations for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887.

[General background] Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee - London decorations/ A view down Regent Street looking north and showing the decorations for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in

St. Martin, Ludgate with St. Paul’s Cathedral, c. 1900 (via The Fogs & Smogs of Old London | Spitalfields Life)

Martin, Ludgate (also called St Martin within Ludgate) and St Paul’s Cathedral, 1900 (from The Fogs & Smogs of Old London - Spitalfields Life)

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Spitalfields nippers: London's poorest children in the early 1900s – in pictures

Adelaide Springett was so ashamed of her tattered boots, she took them off for this 1901 photograph by Horace Warner. He took many intimate portraits of London’s poorest children in the early

Old Pictures of London in Victorian Era - circa 1890 - Covent Garden women shelling walnuts.

Walnut Shelling, circa Women shelling walnuts at Covent Garden Market in London. (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)

Your carriage awaits: Oxford Street in 1890. Picture: London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images

Horses drive traffic on London's Oxford Street in According to author Lee Jackson, by the the city's horses produced approximately tons of dung a day. 'Dirty Old London': A History Of The Victorians' Infamous Filth

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