1955: All-night dancing.
After leaving the 'Club Americana', a Saturday night jazz club open from midnight until 7 a.m., American troops and their girlfriends wait at Piccadilly Circus Station for the first train home, London, 25th November 1955.
A place poised somewhere between gentle neglect and downright dereliction
Victorion poverty, sources unknown Paulo Roversi . Model Lindsey Wixsom "The east end of London is the hell of poverty. Like an enormous black, motionless, giant kracken, the poverty of London lies there in lurking silence and encircles with its mighty tenticles, the might and wealth of the city" J H Mackay's The Anarchists (1891) I was on my way to visit a friend in London last Christmas, after a frantic phone call from her telling me that she was ill with ‘the fear’, and had degenerated to…
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The latest Tweets from 18 Stafford Terrace (@18Stafford). The Sambournes have moved! Follow @LeightonHouse_ and discover fascinating content about the work and life stories of two unique Victorian artists. London
'Big Ben, London, c. 1900s' Prints | AllPosters.com
This art print displays sharp, vivid images with a high degree of color accuracy. A member of the versatile family of art prints, this high-quality reproduction represents the best of both worlds: quality and affordability. Art prints are created using a digital or offset lithography press. Item #9357547
Rare glimpse of 19th-century intellectual suburban life in Hampstead
Victorian photographer Emma Johnston is all but forgotten now but her work documenting the Hampstead middle-classes from 1858 to 1864 will be sold at auction later this month.
1914: life before war – in pictures
The world was soon be plunged into the horror of war, but in the early months of 1914 in Britain, the carnage of the trenches seemed unimaginable
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Britain's slumdogs: The ragged and filthy East End children of just 100 years ago living a life of grime
These pictures, taken by Horace Warner 100 years ago in Spitalfields in London’s East End, were used to illustrate the plight of the poorest children in London.