Spitalfields nippers: London's poorest children in the early 1900s – in pictures
For 100 years, they stayed hidden in family albums. Now amateur photographer Horace Warner’s intimate portraits of London’s poorest children are being printed for the first time, giving a glimpse into a forgotten world
Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures
In 1901-2, Horace Warner took photos of East End street kids, who he called 'Spitalfields nippers'. Here's a selection of the rare ones that have survived to this day
Photos reveal how east London docks went from slums to luxury flats
Just four miles from the centre of London Limehouse is now a luxurious area between the City and Canary Wharf.
Dereliction and squalor at the rear of Bristol eighteenth-century houses, May 1956
The first three houses on the left face on to Hope Square — while the front of the two houses on the right of the picture are on Granby Hill. All these houses survive.
15 Historical & Never Seen Photo's of London - Mega Series Part 1 | Reckon Talk
Old Historical Photographs and images of London. These rare photos of London (United Kingdom) will change your perception about the same.
Victorian Working Women, by Michael Hiley (Book Recommendation)
When we think of the Victorian era, we usually think of lace and silks and cashmere shawls, of crinolines and bustles. That’s because rich people can afford to have their portraits painted. T…
Victorian Gentlemen and Fashion- Vintage photos show Victorian Men with Stove Pipe Hats
During the 1840s, men wore tight-fitting, calf length frock coats and a waistcoat or vest. The vests were single- or double-breasted, with shawl or
Rogues' gallery: 1930s mugshots from a police identification book
These mugshots come from a police identification book believed to be from the 1930s. It was originally found in a junk shop by a member of the public and subsequently donated to Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums
Rabbis, rags and rainy Whitechapel: Stunning photos from the 1950s celebrate Jewish life in post-war East End
The images are on show at Westfield Stratford City shopping mall in an exhibition, called EAST, which celebrates the spirit of East London over the past 100 years.
One strain of bacterium was behind the Black Death and Great Plague
A study which analysed bacteria from plague-infected bodies in Spain, Germany (pictured) and Russia has found the samples are related to a single strain of Y.pestis.
Unique pictures show Bristol before much of its centre was bombed
These fascinating pictures are some of the first ever taken of the city of Bristol. They were taken between 1850 and 1855 by photographer Hugh Owen and could fetch up to £30,000 at auction.