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1952: Liverpool Street. By Harry Todd | 31 Gorgeous Photos Of The London Underground In The '50s And '60s

31 Gorgeous Photos Of The London Underground In The '50s And '60s

Harry Todd Liverpool Street, London, 1952 Rays of springtime sun illuminate a railway policewoman in Liverpool Street Station, London March from Hulton Archive/Getty (Facie Populi ™)

<b>Featuring rat catchers, "fluffers", and of course strikes.</b> Have a look at our series from the earliest days <a href="http://www.buzzfeed.com/alanwhite/38-breathtaking-pictures-from-the-early-days-of-the-london-u">here</a>.

31 Gorgeous Photos Of The London Underground In The '50s And '60s

Harry Todd Liverpool Street, London, 1952 Rays of springtime sun illuminate a railway policewoman in Liverpool Street Station, London, March From Hulton Archive/Getty

The best Ladybird illustrations ever!

The best Ladybird illustrations ever!

The Story of Railways: The London Underground. Author: Richard Bowood Illustrator: Robert Ayton 100 Years of Ladybird Books.

This iconic photo depicts the jubilance and relief expressed throughout America when armistice was declared in World War Two. Contrary to popular opinion, the two in the picture were not lovers; the soldier was jubilantly planting kisses on women in Times Square – this lucky nurse was just one of them.     -1940s-

The Ten Most Iconic Photos Of The 1940s

My 'comfort food' film. My dad had all of the great Hitchcock films on VHS so I grew up on Hitchcock. I was enthusiastic about 50's cinema, especially film noir. The lighting and deep focus, the staging, the women- Hitchcock movies had all those attributes and I particularly found Rear Window truly engaging. The set was to scale and all the apartments were functioning  (lights, water) and Hitchcock communicated direction via walkie talkies. Fascinating and visionary film maker with Rear…

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1948 Dior The Winged Line 40s couture evening gown draping standing portrait collar silk shimmer fabric designer vintage dress

1948 Dior The Winged Line couture evening gown draping standing portrait collar silk shimmer fabric designer vintage dress

A hint of retro

A hint of retro

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