The King’s Speech: King George IV photographed during his address to the British people from London on 3 September 1939, the first evening of the Second World War.

The Kings Speech: King George IV photographed during his address to the British people from London on 3 September the first evening of the Second World War.

Tower of London Ravens. Date taken : 1935 - 1939,  Photographer : John Gay

Ravens, Tower of London. The presence of the ravens is traditionally believed to protect the Crown and the Tower; a superstition holds that "If the Tower of London ravens are lost or fly away, the Crown will fall and Britain with it.

Art Deco 1910-1939 exhibition featuring the foyer from the London Strand Palace Hotel 1930-1931.

View of the Art Deco exhibition featuring the foyer from the London Strand Palace Hotel (designed by Oliver Bernard) and evening jacket with green collar, summer 1929 (from the couture house Jeanne Lanvin, Paris) Museum Victoria, Melbourne

Charing Cross Road in 1937, a photograph by Wolfgang Suschitzky

giles circus, charing cross road, 1937 photo by wolf suschitzky, from london street photography I am obsessed with pre-WWII London photos.

Linocut of Cyril Power's The Tube Station (1932)

This is a stunning giclee limited edition reproduction of an original linocut by Cyril Power of Bank Road Tube Station. The London Underground was one of the most dynamic technological advances of the nineteenth century. By the time this print was ma

1935: Bathers enjoy a beach on the Embankment by Tower Bridge.

Bathers enjoy a beach on the Embankment by Tower Bridge. Bathers enjoy a beach on the Embankment by Tower Bridge. Bathers enjoy a beach on the Embankment by Tower Bridge.


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