the letter, 1940 [original] society photographer cecil beaton took many photographs of bombed-out london, concentrating on the strange juxtapositions the debris provided, 1940. © cecil beaton, from london. portrait of a city.

the letter, 1940 society photographer cecil beaton took many photographs of bombed-out london, concentrating on the strange juxtapositions the debris provided, © cecil beaton, from london. portrait of a city.

Fish seller c1910

Woman selling fish from a barrel, London, c. 1910 - If you ever wonder where I get my strong, beer-barrel physique.

U.K. Petticoat Lane market, London, 1938.

“Christmas shoppers crowd Petticoat Lane looking for bargains, Dec 1938

Old money tickets. Remember these from butchers' shops and fruit shops.

Roy Gardner's self designed sales tickets (one of Spitalfields oldest family business, Gardners’ Market Sundriesmen in Commercial St)

London's East End in the 60's A street trader from the 1960s who – from his appearance – could equally belong to the 1860s.

vintage everyday: 15 Black and White Photographs Capture The Gritty Reality of Life in East London During The Swinging Sixties

F. Cooke's eel and pie shop, opened in 1910 at 41 Kingsland High Street

Cooke's pie and mash shop, Kingsland High Street, Dalston, Hackney

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