Incredible photos reveal what life was like in the 19th century
More than 1,200 black and white British photos are published for the first time together. They show people dealing with flooding, factory word and the war effort.
1899 Christmas Steps, Lewins Mead, Bristol
1899 - A crowded Christmas Steps in the Victorian era with straw boaters mixing with flat caps. This is one part of ancient Bristol that has survived, virtually unchanged apart from the signs but the city beyond is very different. At one time sailing ships moored at the bottom of these steps before the river Frome was covered over.