Two centuries ago, John Thomas Smith set out to record the last vestiges of ancient London that survived from before the Great Fire of 1666 but which were vanishing in his lifetime

Two centuries ago, John Thomas Smith set out to record the last vestiges of ancient London that survived from before the Great Fire of 1666 but which were vanishing in his lifetime

Two centuries ago, John Thomas Smith set out to record the last vestiges of ancient London that survived from before the Great Fire of 1666 but which were vanishing in his lifetime. - http://spitalfieldslife.com/

John Thomas Smith's Ancient Topography, via Spitalfields Life. Fantastic curated prints of Smith's record of the last vestiges of ancient London that survived from before the Great Fire of 1666 but which were vanishing in his lifetime (early century).

This is just one of the remarkable portraits by John Thomas Smith collected together  in a large handsome volume entitled “Vagabondiana,” published in 1817, that it was my delight to discover recently in the collection of the Bishopsgate Institute.

This is just one of the remarkable portraits by John Thomas Smith collected together in a large handsome volume entitled “Vagabondiana,” published in that it was my delight to discover recently in the collection of the Bishopsgate Institute.

"Vagabondiana" by John Thomas Smith (1817): "Strolling clowns"

Strolling Clowns by John Thomas Smith from a large volume entitled “Vagabondiana,” published in

"Vagabondiana" by John Thomas Smith (1817): "Anatony Antonini, selling artificial silk flowers adorned with birds cast in wax."

'Vagabondiana' by John Thomas Smith, Street trader selling artificial silk flowers adorned with birds cast in wax.

"Vagabondiana" by John Thomas Smith (1817): "A blind beggar with a note hung round his neck appealing for charity."

"Vagabondiana" by John Thomas Smith "A blind beggar with a note hung round his neck appealing for charity.

John Thomas Smith Vagabondia 1817

"Vagabondiana" by John Thomas Smith "Rattle-puzzle vendors"

visual optimism; fashion editorials, shows, campaigns & more!: clean-cut: kate bogucharskaia and julia zimmer by daniel thomas smith for jalouse february 2014

fashion editorials, shows, campaigns & more!: clean-cut: kate bogucharskaia and julia zimmer by daniel thomas smith for jalouse february 2014

"Vagabondiana" by John Thomas Smith (1817): "George Smith, a brush maker afflicted with rheumatism who sold chickweed as bird food."

"Vagabondiana" by John Thomas Smith "George Smith, a brush maker afflicted with rheumatism who sold chickweed as bird food.

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Anthropocene by David Thomas Smith

Dublin-based artist David Thomas Smith has created this impressive series of kaleidoscope-inspired aerial landscape Photography.

ANTHROPOCENE - David Thomas Smith

David Thomas Smith Three Mile Island Generating Station, Middletown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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