East End London 1911 - click for more great photos.
The Streets of Old London
London East End: The pictures, taken by photographer Horace Warner 100 years ago in Spitalfields in London’s East End, were later used by social campaigners to illustrate the plight of the poorest children in London.
the old photographs
London's East End in the 60s. Photo by Steve Lewis
East London in the 1960s
London east end. 1960s
London's East End
Sisters Rose Walsham & Susan Lawrence, lifelong customers at the Duke of Fife, East End, London, 1960s. (from London’s East End, a 1960s album). Photo by Steve Lewis.
Credit: Horace Warner/The Religious Society of Friends in Britain A view of Union Place in Spitalfields
It's About Time: A Few Portraits of Extreme Poverty - 1930s Children of The Great Depression
Chimney Sweep, before child labor laws
East End Afternoons by Tony Hall, courtesy of Spitalfields Life
Spitalfields Nippers, 1912
Before alarm clocks there were knocker-upper's. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows. x Undated. Photograph from Philip Davies' Lost London: 1870 -
Child workers in the industrial revolution.
Victorian London (History in Pictures on Twitter)