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Mill wall, East London ~ The association with Cockney and the East End in the public imagination may be due to many people assuming that Bow Bells are to be found in the district of Bow, rather than the lesser known St Mary-le-Bow church. Thus while all East Enders are Cockneys, not all Cockneys are East Enders.

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Bus tickets They turned the little handle and out came a charming little ticket in assorted slightly muddy pastel shades depending I suppose on the route, or maybe the price?

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Thames tv logo. I will never forget this logo and the theme song that went with it . My father a long with my very young husband watched ( world at war) all the time .

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East End slum Street 1912 ~ The Whitechapel district of London at the end of the nineteenth century was generally regarded as being a ‘horrible black labyrinth, reeking from end to end and swarming with human vermin, whose trade is robbery and whose recreation is murder’.

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Regent Street, London c 1885 - I love this one - look at the symmetry of the buildings (and the clear road!) http://www.aboutbritain.com/towns/London.asp

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Wonderful! London from the air before skyscrapers & the impact of WWII from 1935 (london Times)

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