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WW1 silk embroidered postcard with Christmas,flags & horseshoe motifs

J. Sainsbury Head Office and Stores. Pre-1900. London.... Now it's just a money making machine.

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Memories of a midwife on a bicycle

nostalgic picture of the East End London circa 1950's

The Grapes, Limehouse. An historic riverside pub dating from 1585 and still in business today.

Look at how homes and communities have changed in the past 100 years. The project includes a local history study, a comparison of Victorian homes and lifestyles with modern day and an insight into the period’s inventions.

I had the impression that the Victorian Era was one of upper class for the majority of people, but nothing is further from the truth ...

Lodging (or 'Doss') House on Paternoster Row, London, c1900. Many of the poorest…

Old Curiosity Shop, Portsmouth Street, Westminster, London An exterior view of the Old Curosity Shop as immortalised by Charles Dickens in ‘Little Nell’. It was built in 1567. Photographer : York and Son. Date taken : 1870 - 1900