London in 1901 - the End of the Victorian Era
London at the end of Victorian era was the most important city in the world. Take a tour of this city and era with these beautiful pictures of a bygone era.
Edwardian street style: Astonishing amateur images which capture the fashion of women in London and Paris over a century ago
Kensington and Chelsea Libraries have published several wonderful images by the late amateur photographer Edward Linley Sambourne which captures the casual side of Edwardian fashion in a manner which is rarely seen.
London 1870s and now - 3: Temple Bar, Fleet St
This is the third in a series of posts comparing photos of London taken by Henry Dixon in the 1870s and 80s with the same view today. Temple Bar was a gateway to the City of London, marking its western edge on Fleet St. Wren's construction was taken down in 1878, shortly after the top photograph was taken. A zoomable version of the image is on our Online Gallery. Writing in 1880, Alfred Marks commented:
Castle Garth, looking towards St Nicholas Cathedral from the corner of Dog Leap Stairs 1881. Reference: TWAS: dx872/7 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email firstname.lastname@example.org. To purchase a hi-res copy please email…
Boats on the Thames at Tower Bridge, London, c 1890s., Gale
Boats on the Thames at Tower Bridge, London, c 1890s. by Gale. Museum quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, canvases, postcards and mugs. SSPL Science and Society Picture Library
Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures
In 1901-2, Horace Warner took photos of East End street kids, who he called 'Spitalfields nippers'. Here's a selection of the rare ones that have survived to this day