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
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
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
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
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
Waithman’s Shop, London – Porters of Irish Linens Calico Prints. Scanned from ‘Old and New London – Its History, its people and its places’, published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.
Above: Fleet Street – The Civic Authorities in the procession On 18 November 1852, The Duke of Wellington, was laid to rest in St Paul’s Cathedral. He died on 14 September, aged Continue Reading
Fleet Street in 1924.
The frequent and sudden changes of temperature in the last few weeks have made an extraordinary difference in the aspects of London street-traffic from day to day. We lately gave Continue Reading
London’s water gates date from the time before the building of the embankment and the road on the north side of the river, when the tidal wash reached a lot Continue Reading
Street Life in London, published in 1876-7, consists of a series of articles by the radical journalist Adolphe Smith and the photographer John Thomson. The pieces are short but full Continue Reading
‘A Scene in St Giles’ from The Rookeries of London by Thomas Beames, 1850. The report also includes a sympathetic look at the problems of overcrowding and hygiene.
From the Illustrated London News – The demolition of Hungerford Market, looking towards the strand, 27 december 1862.