Houses on the Southbank of the Thames, 1850! Fascinating early photographs of London

27 fascinating photographs of a London lost to time

40 years in the Russian wilderness. Not a mystery, but didn't know where else to put it.

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of WWII In Soviet geologists prospecting in the wilds of Siberia discovered a family of six, lost in the taiga- amazing story!

East End slum Street 1912 ~ The Whitechapel district of London at the end of the nineteenth century was generally regarded as being a ‘horrible black labyrinth, reeking from end to end and swarming with human vermin, whose trade is robbery and whose recreation is murder’.

East End slum Street 1912 ~ The Whitechapel district of London at the end of the nineteenth century was generally regarded as being a ‘horrible black labyrinth, reeking from end to end and swarming with human vermin, whose trade is robbery and whose recre

Dick Whittington's old house Cloth Fair. These last late Elizabethan dwellings were finally demolished in the 1890's pic.twitter.com/WXBijtnnbE

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24 Cloth Fair or the Dick Whittington Inn was a building of the sixteenth century once part of a row of medieval buildings lining the street. It stood at the end of cloth fair with the junction to Kinghorn st.

Victorian street-life

Victorian Street-Life

Victorian Street, Victorian London, Victorian Era, Edwardian Era, London History, British History, City Streets, History Photos, Black White Photography

Lower Fore Street, a narrow cobblestoned street in Lambeth, pictured in 1865. Fore Street is shown on John Roque's map of 1746. It ran alongside the river between Vauxhall Gardens and Lambeth Palace.    || Ideas, activities and revision resources for teaching GCSE English || For more ideas please visit my website: www.gcse-english.com ||

Dickens's London: in pictures

Lower Fore Street, a narrow cobblestoned street in Lambeth, pictured in 1865. Fore Street is shown on John Roque's map of 1746. It ran alongside the river between Vauxhall Gardens and Lambeth Palace. || Ideas, activities and revision resources for teaching GCSE English || For more ideas please visit my website: www.gcse-english.com ||

Parliament Street from Trafalgar Square. 1839. This is the oldest photograph in the V & A Museum’s collection.

Parliament Street from Trafalgar Square

A very early daguerreotype of London. Parliament Street from Trafalgar Square, 1839 (the first year of the daguerreotype), photographed by M.

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