Graffiti in the Tower of London

Graffiti in a cell in the Tower of London. Thomas Roper was the son-in-law of Sir Thomas Moore who was beheaded in the Tower

Oxford Street, London, 1897.

Oxford Street, London, Can you just imagine Sherlock Holmes is the guy on the carriage?


The Tabard Inn, Borough High Street, London. "First established in 1307 and destroyed by fire in the Century." This can't be the original Inn, as they did not have photography in the c. Maybe they rebuilt it?

St Bartholomew's gatehouse that leads to the oldest parish church in London - St Bartholomew-the-Great - was built in the sixteenth century.

St Bartholomew's gatehouse leading to the oldest parish church in London; century St Bartholomew-the-Great. In 1916 a German Zeppelin bomb fell nearby causing tiles to fall off, revealing this Elizabethan half timber fronted house built in

The Aldgate Pump, 1880

Victorian London inspiration: the Aldgate Pump, 1880 (Museum of London Prints)