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A beautiful collection of rare vintage photographs of London, taken between the 1910s and 1910s, from the Archives of English Heritage. The photo
The aftermath of a Tram accident in April 1946. An early morning "Workman's" Tram gathered speed down Grand Depot Road and derailed at a crossover and plunged into the Co-op in Woolwich New Road. Four people received minor injuries. The local police seem to have it well in hand. The Workman's Tram was introduced by the London County Council when that body ran the most of London's Trams. They were early morning Trams which catered for factory workers at cheaper fare rates. It was also…
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Guy Fawkes was the final prisoner for a disturbing reason
Pea souper that killed 12,000: So black you couldn't see the screen in cinemas. So suffocatingly lethal they ran out of coffins. How the Great Smog choked London 60 years ago this week
A thick, greasy, grimy fog - known as the Great Smog of London - descended on the city during a particularly cold December in 1952 and killed 12,000 people in four days.
Stephanie Coen saved to color the world.
London has plenty of tiny passageways and they often have a story to tell! These are the best historic London alleys I've wandered along
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LIFE Magazine (remember that?) published these beautiful and haunting pictures of a London at War back in the 1940’s. The destruction that London experienced is heartbreaking. But Londoners endured and I don’t need to tell you who won. Author: jonathan Jonathan is a consummate Anglophile who launched Anglotopia.net in 2007 to channel his passion for […]
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Raju Vaidyanathan was born in Brick Lane in Tower Hamlets. In 1983 he acquired a second-hand camera and started taking photographs of the area
The idea of capturing something in photography before it disappears dates back almost to the dawn of the medium.
Vintage pictures of the London Underground show what travel was like when the capital had a few million residents
THE tube network has brought almost every Londoner close to tears at some point – whether during a strike or in the busy evening rush. But it’s also one of the capital’s crowning glorie…
Shirlee Segev saved to Music Club