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‘Wych-Street’, from the London Illustrated News - January 1, 1870

‘Wych-Street’, from the London Illustrated News - January 1870 (Think about this when some people wnat to turn back the clock)

The Handley Page Victor was a British jet bomber aircraft produced by the Handley Page Aircraft Company during the Cold War. It was the third and final of the V-bombers that provided Britain's nuclear deterrent. The other two V-bombers were the Avro Vulcan and the Vickers Valiant.

Hadley-Page Victor first flew in 1959 as part of the RAF "V" bomber fleet. It's role changed to Photo Recon in 1968 and then to aerial tanker in Victor were retired in

London, Match Seller, Greenwich 1884.

Match Seller, Greenwich London victorian era london was a very harsh environment for young children living in poverty

SEPECAT Jaguar - Derided as an underpowered, unreliable and unsophisticated type in its early years, the Jaguar evolved into a well-loved, rugged and incredibly reliable strike aircraft and was an export success despite the best efforts of one half of the type's creators. From an enthusiast's point of view this was one charismatic cat, and its retirement from RAF service was a sad day.   - See more at: http://www.thunder-and-lightnings.co.uk/jaguar/index.php#sthash.IgokvqpQ.dpuf

SEPECAT Jaguar - Derided as an underpowered, unreliable and unsophisticated type…

fig 517. Chapel Market from the east, c. 1898 Museum of London photograph (MID/0330000920)

The street is lined with market stalls and shops, and is bustling with shoppers. A policeman keeps an eye on things in the bottom right corner.Spent many Saturday mornings shopping here as a child with my mother.

Charles Skilton’s London Life 1950: Port of London

From a collection of London postcards (published by Charles Skilton, via Spitalfields Life): busy docks in the Port of London

The Great Hall of the original station at Euston. As can be seen from these images this station was far too small for the major intercity hub the station had become by the time of this edifice's demolition in 1960.

Euston station 1905 "If you want to see what train station JK Rowling was actually imagining when she wrote Harry Potter, take a short walk on Euston Road over to Euston station.