The Museum of London has just launched an iPhone app that makes use of its extensive art and photographic collections as well as geo tagging and Google Maps to guide users around London where, via the iPhone screen, you can look into the past!
There was a strict hierarchy between servants, based on gender, age, length of service, and position. People could enter into service at a very young age, for example the girl in this photo from 1903, and may stay with the same household their whole life.
29th April, 1941, London: Finsbury children are helping in the war by collecting salvage, the ones who collect the most will be presented with a special badge issued by the council.' (Photo by Planet News Archive/SSPL/Getty Images)
Ken Russell's London...The director of Tommy and Women In Love was a freelance photographer before going into films. He lived in west London in the 1950s and made the area around Portobello and its inhabitants a favourite subject.