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Cloth Fair, Smithfield 1877. Cloth Fair is a short narrow street running east from Smithfield to St. Bartholomew's Church. It contained a nu...

Cloth Fair, next to Smithfield Market. You can see more pictures from the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London in The Ghosts of Old London and In Search of Relics of Old London.


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London during the Blitz

WWII 1940 A deserted street in London after an air raid. Colour Photos from Time & Life Pictures.

10 Hyde Park Place, smallest house in London c 1905

In the middle was the smallest house in London, 10 Hyde Park Place. It was hit by a bomb in during World War

Lambeth High Street 1847.

1847 Lambeth High Street Showing the Windmill Pub, a pub called the Windmill still stands on the same site.

London slums

LONDON BEER FLOOD October 1814 (London beer companies competed to make the biggest beer vat, 8 people were killed when a giant vat burst in St. Giles Rookery, injured were taken to hospital almost caused a riot there.

Cerrahi Arşivi

Vintage medical photo with Vincenz Czerny and Dr. Levi Cooper Lane in surgical amphitheater at Cooper Medical College by Stanford Medical History Center.

Bird market, London, 1890s

Bird market, London, 1890s

Whitechapel ~ 1888. The year of Jack the Ripper.

- the year of the Jack the Ripper murders and a group of children huddle by the wall in a Whitechapel slum.

A new collection of Victorian photographs conjures up the winding streets and   smoking factories of the city that inspired Charles Dickens.

Dickens's London: in pictures

Lambeth picture, this time of the Thames foreshore where many people found work as labourers or sailors, shortly before the building.