Cheapside is a street in the City of London, the historic and modern financial centre of London, which forms part of the A40 London to Fishguard road. It links St. Continue Reading
Engineers working on the construction of the new London Central Exchange, 1901. Source: British Telecom
Eastman Photographic Materials Company (later Kodak Ltd), 41-43 Clerkenwell Road, London: the boardroom (1898). Main image probably early 1900s.
The Princess’s Theatre or Princess Theatre in Oxford Street, London opened in 1828 as the “Queen’s Bazaar” and housed a diorama by Clarkson Stanfield and David Roberts. It was converted into Continue Reading
John Rocque (1709–1762) was a surveyor and cartographer. He moved to England with his parents, who were French Huguenot émigrés. In addition to his work as surveyor and mapmaker, Rocque Continue Reading
Crowd scene at Ludgate Circus, London, after World War I, November 1918 Photographer: Thomas Frederick Scales Dry plate glass negative – Reference No. 1/2-014073-G Royal New Zealand Returned and Services’ Continue Reading
Tanks on parade in London at the end of World War I, November 1918 Photographer: Thomas Frederick Scales Dry plate glass negative – Reference No. 1/2-014078-G Royal New Zealand Returned Continue Reading
Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle and family at Victoria Station en route to the USA, March 1923.
London is the last stop in an epic trip across Britain filmed in remarkable early colour and restored by the BFI National Archive. London was the final stop in a Continue Reading
The Jewel Tower at the Tower of London from Old and New London by W Thornbury.
St Andrew’s Chruch, Holborn from Snow Hill, London in 1850
Hungerford Market was a produce market in London, at Charing Cross on the Strand. It existed in two different buildings on the same site, the first built in 1682, the Continue Reading
London skyline from the Monument – image made from stitching together two old postcards.
Beautiful colour photo of Piccadilly Circus in the 1940s.
Louis H. Grimshaw (1870 – 1943) – The son of the artist John Atkinson Grimshaw (1836-1893), Louis Grimshaw was born in Leeds and brought up at the family home, Knostrop Hall, Continue Reading
Statue of George I and Hogarth’s House, 1790