Professional mourners: From about 1600 to 1914, funeral mutes were professional mourners. Symbolic protectors of the deceased, the mute would usually stand near the door of the home or church.

Professional mourners: From about 1600 to funeral mutes were professional mourners. Symbolic protectors of the deceased, the mute would usually stand near the door of the home or church. I could SO be a professional mourner.

The Workhouse Cookbook - Complete history of food and of cooking in the…

The Workhouse Cookbook - Complete history of food and of cooking.

Cane chair weaver: 1759  Paul Sandby  © Museum of London

Cane chair weaver: 1759 Paul Sandby © Museum of London

A pudding, a pudding, a hot pudding: 1760 Paul Sandby © Museum of London

"A pudding, a pudding a hot pudding. The grand machine fro Italy bake as I go." A tall thin man pushing a one-wheeled cart with puddings on the top, with a flag and dog.

Thomas Becket Chapel on the medieval London Bridge. After the Reformation, the chapel was desecrated and turned into a house, and later a warehouse. In the second half of the 18th century the chapel and all the houses on the bridge were demolished.

Living Bridges, work in progress…

Thomas Becket Chapel on the medieval London Bridge. After the Reformation, the chapel was desecrated and turned into a house, and later a warehouse. In the second half of the century the chapel and all the houses on the bridge were demolished.

Edward Johnston designer of Johnston font used in London Transport signs

About the Designer Edward Johnston – born 1872 in San José, Uruguay, died 1944 in Ditchling, England – type designer, c.

Putney Bridge - The second oldest bridge in London

Putney Bridge - The second oldest bridge in London

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