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The Streets of Old London - Woman selling fish from a barrel in London, circa Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Era, Victorian Street, London City, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images

The Streets of Old London

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

Stores, East End of London. We love shops and shopping. That's it - , /shoppedinternational and /shoppedPerchick's Stores, East End of London. We love shops and shopping. That's it - , /shoppedinternational and /shopped Victorian London, Vintage London, Victorian Street, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, 1920s Photos, London History, British History

Tony Hall, Photographer

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

Caravan Gypsy Vardo Wagon: A wagon in Victorian London. Victorian London, Victorian Era, London 1800, Victorian Street, Vintage London, Gypsy Caravan, Gypsy Wagon, London Street, London Life

The exotic down and outs of Victorian London

These fascinating black and white pictures taken by photographer John Thompson show the reality of existence in the 1800s when photography was in its infancy. In 1876 he set out with writer Adolphe Smith and together the pair spoke to people and the shots were later published in magazine, Street Life in London. The pictures, now stored at the Bishopsgate Institute, capture the lives of street beggars, chimney sweeps, street doctors and market sellers among many others.

Vintage photographs of street life in Victorian London by Scottish photographer John Thomson. Victorian London, Victorian Street, Victorian Life, Vintage London, London History, British History, London Street, London Life, Vintage Pictures

The exotic down and outs of Victorian London

These fascinating black and white pictures taken by photographer John Thompson show the reality of existence in the 1800s when photography was in its infancy. In 1876 he set out with writer Adolphe Smith and together the pair spoke to people and the shots were later published in magazine, Street Life in London. The pictures, now stored at the Bishopsgate Institute, capture the lives of street beggars, chimney sweeps, street doctors and market sellers among many others.

East End Slum, William Booth (Salvation Army) started the first soup kitchen by the Elephant and Castle pub. Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Blitz London, London Pictures, London Photos, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Rare Photos

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East End Slum 1949. Scary to think that my Grandpa who grew up in London would have been the same age I am now when this photograph was taken...

East Londoners are made homeless during German air raids on London. (Photo by Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images). Circa 1940 (via London During The Blitz) - “The Blitz (from German, “Lightning”) was the sustained strategic bombing of Britain by Nazi. London History, British History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Time Pictures, Famous Photos, Le Blitz, Blitz London, Vintage Photographs

London During The Blitz

“The Blitz (from German, “Lightning”) was the sustained strategic bombing of Britain by Nazi Germany between 7 September 1940 and 10 May 1941, during the Second World War. The city of London was bombed by the Luftwaffe for 76 consecutive nights an...

Glorious history of London and The Great Britain. See rare photos of London city history and culture. London is a leading global city, in the arts, commerce, London History, British History, World History, World War Ii, Vintage London, Old London, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Fosse Commune

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See a recent post on Tumblr from @thecinamonroe about history. Discover more posts about art, fashion, archaeology, science, politics, music, and history.

Street Life in London from the Victorian Era These incredible snapshots of life… Victorian London, Vintage London, Victorian Street, Victorian Life, Old London, London 1800, Victorian History, Victorian Photos, Victorian Ladies

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The Saffron Hill Rookery where Dickens placed Fagins Den in the masterpiece that is Oliver Twist / London

[Perfect street] old London photos Victorian London, Vintage London, Victorian Era, Victorian History, Tudor History, Great Fire Of London, The Great Fire, Old Pictures, Old Photos

The Ghosts of Old London

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

A street party at Morpeth Street, in London's East End, to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Original Publication: Picture Post - 6542 - Cockneys' Own Party - pub. 1953 always a party for the queen Old London, East End London, Vintage London, Queen's Coronation, Coronation Street, London History, British History, Old Pictures, Old Photos

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A street party at Morpeth Street, in London's East End, to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Original Publication: Picture Post - 6542 - Cockneys' Own Party - pub. 1953

The George inn - Southwark - a beautiful, historical London pub Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, East London, London City, Victorian Photos, Victorian Era, 19th Century London, Rooms To Let

In Search of Relics of Old London

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

Once at the heart of one of London's most infamous rookeries or slums, Saffron Hill - located between Holborn and Clerkenwell - is forever associated with Charles Dickens' 1838 novel, Oliver Twist, and in particular with the arch criminal Fagin. City Of London, Old London, London Life, East London, North London, Victorian London, Victorian Street, Vintage London, Victorian Era

Once at the heart of one of London's most infamous rookeries or slums, Saffron Hill - located between Holborn and Clerkenwell - is forever associated with Charles Dickens' 1838 novel, Oliver Twist, and in particular with the arch criminal Fagin.

17 Wilkes Street, Spitalfields - J M Prest via English Heritage Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Street, London History, British History, Local History, Uk Photos, London Photos

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Results of conducting a search of the ViewFinder database of historic photographs of England.

The Leather Shops of Brick Lane London Street, London Life, Vintage London, Vintage Shops, East End London, London History, Brick Lane, London Photos, History Photos

The Leather Shops of Brick Lane

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

“A secondhand clothes seller at Newcastle cloth market reads as customers inspect her goods. A set of original glass negatives showing street scenes of century Newcastle found by Aaron Guy, who works at the city’s Mining Institute. Victorian Street, Victorian London, Victorian Era, Victorian History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Victoria Reign

CRIME TOWN .LONDON

Crime Town Through the heart of the old East End ran the road called Commercial road,it was built to solve the problems of the cramped slums or rookeries an idea that was supposed to change the face of the violent streets but its construction forgot that it was just a road and on all sides of it life was exactly the same as before.The 1840s,was a time when the east End problem raised its head and ideas were put to solve it, the road which had been aimed largely at slum clearance remained a…