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Unseen images of a lost London (when it really was a capital place to live!)

The transept, inside Crystal Palace, Hyde Park. From "Dickinson's comprehensive pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851." England; 1854.

The transept, inside Crystal Palace, Hyde Park. From "Dickinson's comprehensive pictures of the Great Exhibition of 1851." England; 1854.

Children playing in a London slum (present day Clerkenwell), 1899.  Photograph by Mr. Henry Walter Fincham.

National Photographic Record and Survey

Children playing in a London slum (present day Clerkenwell), 1899. Photograph by Mr. Henry Walter Fincham.

Workers’ Housing in the 19th Century

The sociohistoric mission of modernist architecture


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The Crystal Palace - site of the vast Great Exhibition of 1851 in Hyde Park, London.

The Crystal Palace - site of the vast Great Exhibition of 1851 in Hyde Park, London.

More history. Originally erected 1851 in Hyde Park to house the Great Exhibition. Crystal Palace, Joseph Paxton, London, England.

More history. Originally erected 1851 in Hyde Park to house the Great Exhibition. Crystal Palace, Joseph Paxton, London, England.

Colour illustration of The Great Exhibition at Crystal Palace, 1851

Colour illustration of The Great Exhibition at Crystal Palace, 1851

The Oxford Arms, Warwick Lane, London. 17th century galleried inn demolished 1876

The Oxford Arms, Warwick Lane, London. 17th century galleried inn demolished 1876

Vintage photo victorian London street children (reminds me of Sherlock Holmes's Baker Street Boys).

Vintage photo victorian London street children (reminds me of Sherlock Holmes's Baker Street Boys).

Awww. Sad. For @Linille Joy Abella | The ruins of the Crystal Palace, London, after it was burned down - 30 November 1936

Awww. Sad. For @Linille Joy Abella | The ruins of the Crystal Palace, London, after it was burned down - 30 November 1936

Crystal Palace: cast-iron and plate-glass building in London to house the Great Exhibition of 1851. After the exhibition, the building was rebuilt in an enlarged form on Penge Common next to Sydenham Hill, an affluent South London suburb full of large villas. It stood there from 1854 until its destruction by fire in 1936.

Crystal Palace: cast-iron and plate-glass building in London to house the Great Exhibition of 1851. After the exhibition, the building was rebuilt in an enlarged form on Penge Common next to Sydenham Hill, an affluent South London suburb full of large villas. It stood there from 1854 until its destruction by fire in 1936.

A new collection of Victorian photographs conjures up the winding streets and   smoking factories of the city that inspired Charles Dickens.

Dickens's London: in pictures

A new collection of Victorian photographs conjures up the winding streets and smoking factories of the city that inspired Charles Dickens.

The Crystal Palace, south side. Great Exhibition of 1851, Illustrated London News

The Crystal Palace, south side. Great Exhibition of 1851, Illustrated London News

East End Photographs and Drawings - Page 46 - Casebook Forums - Maybe Spitafields Street, London's East End?

East End Photographs and Drawings - Page 46 - Casebook Forums - Maybe Spitafields Street, London's East End?