Flower Girls in London 1907 | James Blah | Flickr

๑ Nineteen Fourteen ๑ historical happenings, fashion, art & style from a century ago - Edwardian Flower Seller in London - remember Eliza Doolittle, although that was set in the Victorian era

Vintage

Vintage photo of two clowns in New York City. This is why some people are afraid of clowns. Two pierrots in a studio by lovedaylemon

Knife Grinder. Characterful portraits of Londoners, believed to be by photographer Donald McLeish (1879-1950), selected from the three volumes of Wonderful London edited by St John Adcock and produced by The Fleetway House in the nineteen-twenties.

Any Knives. Dignified and characterful portraits of Londoners, believed to be by photographer Donald McLeish selected from the three volumes of Wonderful London edited by St John Adcock and produced by The Fleetway House in the nineteen-twenties.

Alleyway in Spitalfields

Spitafields Nippers, Horace Warner -East London early This could just as easily been Dublin or so many other places the poor survived.

Child labour: The book shows children at work - a common sight in Victorian London. Pictured right is a boot shiner, called an 'independent ...

Dickens' London brought to life

London,Victorian Era - An Italian harpist entertaining local children on the street. Original Artwork: From 'Street Life In London' by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith (Photo by John Thomson/Getty Images)

Charlie Rouse was the last of the 'Watchmen' in London before the formation of the 'Peelers' who where the world's first police force.

Charlie Rouse was the last of the 'Watchmen' in London before the formation of the 'Peelers' who where the world's first police force. At one point there were night watchmen employed by the City of London.

Pints please … delivering milk with a cart and urn in London in the early 20th century. Photograph: Popperfoto

Maid in England

Milkman (London, early century) Remember mother getting our milk from the churn late early

These Vintage Photos Of London During The Victorian Era Are Both Creepy And…

The former Oxford Arms, on Warwick Lane, demolished to make way for an extension to the Old Bailey in the late

1940 Five o'clock tea in the underground shelter during the bombing of London

Tea Time in the Underground during the Blitz, London. (Is this for real, history friends? Nothing gets in the way of tea time.

Crystal Palace, London, 1851

Great Exhibition photo Claude Marie Ferrier (French Reports of the Juries, 1851 Exhibition. View of Transept, looking south, Westmacott set. Painted and dyed cotton.

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