An early picture taken by the Victorian photographer Emma Johnston, showing a Mr Horn, his niece and other family and friends posing for the camera
My family came from Spitalfields, East London around this time. Credit: Horace Warner/The Religious Society of Friends in Britain A view of Union Place in Spitalfields
Adelaide Springett was so ashamed of her tattered boots, she took them off for this 1901 photograph. Adapted from Spitalfields Nippers by Horace Warner, published by Spitalfields Life Books, £20.
Street Life in London: rare book of 1877 photograph series by photographer John Thomson and journalist Adolphe Smith goes on the auction block - Telegraph
Victorian London policeman, Ludgate Circus
Maids 1864 - This is an exquisite photo of two young girls in service in England in 1864. See website for many additional articles on Victorian life.
Found: Victorian Kitchen Hiding in the Basement. This is such a cool story! A must read. Worth the time.
Poor Victorian children
Secret steps and lost lanes of Whitby brought to life (From Gazette & Herald) - Arguments Yard in Whitby in the 19th Century
Drunken women fighting on a rooftop. from The People of the Abyss, by Jack London, circa 1903