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A bit of London's historic ephemora.

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Houses on the South Side of London Wall – Drawn March 1808 London 1800, 19th Century London, Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Era, 18th Century, London Wall, London House

London’s Ancient Topography

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

In 1880 Herbert Fry published London a handbook for Victorian visitors. The popular book ran to many editions. A major factor for its success being the inclusion of twenty illustrations providing: &ld Victorian London, Vintage London, Victorian Era, London Map, Old London, London Blog, London History, British History, Tudor History

Bird’s-Eye View Maps of Victorian London

In 1880 Herbert Fry published London a handbook for Victorian visitors. The popular book ran to many editions. A major factor for its success being the inclusion of twenty illustrations providing: &l

A Bobby using a Police call box (Non-Tardis version), circa late Police Call, Police Box, Police Officer, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian London, London Pubs, London History, British History

London 1946 police call-box

London 1946 - Recruit learning how to make a call from a police call-box, which can also be used by citizens to report problems. By 1953 there were 685 police boxes on the streets of London. Police boxes played an important role in police work until 1969-1970, when they were phased out following the introduction of personal radios. As the main function of the boxes was superseded by the rise of portable telecommunications devices like the walkie-talkie, very few police boxes remain in…

How cool is this image of a Monorail scheme in Regent’s Street, London? not cool, looks vile and would have ruined the fantastic views from picadilly circus Rail Transport, London Transport, Travel English, Cathedral Architecture, S Bahn, London History, Retro Futuristic, London Underground, Old London

Unbuilt London: The Transport Schemes That Never Were

Remembering the railways, roads and airports that never made it.

Finding Your Way Around Regency Vauxhall Gardens via Regency History. Vauxhall Gardens from an engraving dated 1751 from South London by W Besant - middle section London History, British History, Tudor History, South London, Old London, Historical Women, Historical Photos, The Pleasure Garden, Strange History

Finding your way around Vauxhall Gardens in Regency London

Finding your way around Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens in Georgian London with maps.

Regent& Park London from 1833 Schmollinger map - Regency era - Wikipedia London Poster, London Map, Old London, London Places, Victorian London, Regents Park London, Cities, London History, Tudor History

Regent's Park c. 1833

In general, parks in London were used as escapes from the city. For the lower classes, Hyde Park, Regent’s Park, St. James’s Park and the like may be the only bit of country they ever see. In addition, they were healthier, with the wide-open spaces, trees and lakes, and had much cleaner air than the rest of the city. This map of Regent’s Park is a section of the “Improved Map of London for 1833, from an Actual Survey,” engraved by W. Schmollinger. The Coliseum is located in the South East…

In 1880 Herbert Fry published London a handbook for Victorian visitors. The popular book ran to many editions. A major factor for its success being the inclusion of twenty illustrations providing: &ld London Map, Old London, London Blog, London History, British History, Tourist Map, Victorian London, Fleet Street, Cities

Bird’s-Eye View Maps of Victorian London

In 1880 Herbert Fry published London a handbook for Victorian visitors. The popular book ran to many editions. A major factor for its success being the inclusion of twenty illustrations providing: &l

The horrific smallpox disease treated in Dartford Long Reach Hospital ships. The Last Ship, Ship Of The Line, Hulk, Wooden Ship, Navy Ships, Royal Navy, Nautical Theme, Old Photos, Sailing Ships

The horrific smallpox disease treated in Dartford Long Reach Hospital ships.

It wasn't until 1796 that the first successful moves were made to prevent and cope with the dreadful disease smallpox. Much was owed to Edward Jenner and the foresight of the London hospitals

 Vintage print, with descriptive tissue guard overlay highlighting notable features/locations, approximate size x 9 x inches London Pictures, London Photos, Old London, London City, London Drawing, Broken Mirror, London Landmarks, London History, Historic Houses

MEDIEVAL LONDON. Newgate street (from the west). Grey Friar's church 1923

CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'Newgate. (From the West.)' DATE PRINTED: 1923 IMAGE SIZE: Approx 23.0 x 17.5cm, 9 x 6.75 inches (Medium) TYPE: Vintage print, with descriptive tissue guard overlay highlighting notable features/locations CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We…

Geni Project: Westminster & Palace of Westminster, London, England. Westminster & Palace of Westminster, London, England Ashburnham House London History, Tudor History, British History, Asian History, Ancient History, Old London, London Art, Rey Enrique Viii, London Drawing

Amazing images of London show the city's evolution over nearly 2,000 years

London was not always the bustling metropolis it is today, but the city has a very long history.