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The old days & other eras

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A deserted street in London after an air raid during World War II, Colour Photos from Time & Life Pictures. 'The Blitz' London History, British History, World History, World War Ii, Photos Du, Old Photos, The Blitz, London Pictures, Battle Of Britain

Blitz Britain: Amazing colour pictures of London under siege from Nazi bombers during World War II

Powerful colour pictures that show the resilience of the British spirit throughout The Blitz have emerged to mark the 70th anniversary of Winston Churchill's 'V for Victory' campaign.

Liberty of London, 1910 - The Shops of Old London Victorian London, Vintage London, Victorian Era, London History, British History, Old London, Liberty Of London, Old Pictures, Old Photos

The Shops of Old London

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

Liberty London ~ pricey store, facade made to mimic Tudor architecture ~ but if you can only stop in one department store in London, make it here! Lots of nooks with nifty affordables to take home as gifts. London Architecture, Education Architecture, Architecture Design, English Architecture, Tudor Black Bay, Liberty Of London, Casas Tudor, Merci Shop Paris, Casa Estilo Tudor

Shopper's Diary: Liberty of London's Floral Fabrics - Gardenista

Liberty London ~ pricey store, facade made to mimic Tudor architecture ~ but if you can only stop in one department store in London, make it here! Lots of nooks with nifty affordables to take home as gifts.

The remains of London's Burlington Arcade after a night of Blitz-bombing raids, 11 September 1940 ~ Photograph by Lee Miller Lee Miller, James Nachtwey, Robert Doisneau, Vintage London, Old London, Blitz London, London History, British History, Steve Mccurry

Burlington Arcade by Lee Miller (September 1940)

from Britain at War (1941) by Monroe Wheeler (ed.) "A shopping centre familiar to all American visitors to London." - p. 73. "At 2.55am on 11 September 1940, a high explosive bomb struck close to Burlington Gardens, badly damaging the Arcade's northern end. No casualties were reported but the Arcade was not fully restored until 1954." - www.westendatwar.org.uk/page_id__16_path__0p4p.aspx Full story here - www.westendatwar.org.uk/page_id__202_path__0p2p.aspx Lee Miller Archives…

Youngsters play on the corner of Great Titchfield Street and Clipstone Street in front of the Post Office Tower, later the BT Tower, in 1965 / LONDON Vintage London, Old London, East London, London Pictures, London Photos, Old Pictures, Old Photos, London History, British History

Britain's iconic BT Tower is celebrating 50 years

A point of reference for cab drivers, a memorable mark on the skyline for tourists, the BT Tower has stood strong for the past five decades. This week it celebrates 50 years.

"The Children's Beach" by Tower Bridge, London - closed in 1971 - photo from early London History, British History, Asian History, Tudor History, Black History, Vintage London, Old London, Beach London, Old Pictures

cozylondon

Caroline, 19. I love London more than I love potatoes. *photos found in this blog are not mine*

Because of its location near the Baltic Sea, it's an important maritime centre and transport hub, probably best known for the yearly Kiel Week, the biggest sailing event on earth. Liverpool Docks, Liverpool History, London History, British History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Old Sailing Ships, Ocean Sailing, Victorian London

15 Pictures and History of Sailing Ships - Vintagetopia

Because of its location near the Baltic Sea, it's an important maritime centre and transport hub, probably best known for the yearly Kiel Week, the biggest sailing event on earth.

31 Gorgeous Photos Of The London Underground In The And England UK United Kingdom Travel Destinations Honeymoon Backpack Backpacking Vacation Robert Doisneau, Vintage London, Old London, Blitz London, London Art, London History, British History, London Photography, Street Photography

1966: Piccadilly Circus.

1966: Piccadilly Circus. | 31 Gorgeous Photos Of The London Underground In The '50s And '60s

A man sits on a chain while working on a ship in a crowded harbor. Ship Figurehead, Old Sailing Ships, Classic Yachts, Merchant Navy, Set Sail, Ship Art, Tall Ships, Model Ships, Royal Navy

National Geographic Image Collection

Search the premium collection of editorial and creative images from award-winning photographers. We license royalty-free, rights managed and released photography, maps and video from our historic content library.

Tower of London Flooded Moat, This shows the normally dry moat of the Tower of London during the flooding of the River Thames in The Embankment at Westminster gave way Vintage London, Old London, Victorian London, London City, London Pictures, London Photos, London History, British History, London Pride

Tower of London Flooded Moat

This shows the normally dry moat of the Tower of London during the flooding of the River Thames in 1928. The Embankment at Westminster gave way.