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London transport seen in the City of London after suffering bomb damage during London Bus, London Street, London City, Ww2 Bomb, London Bombings, The Blitz, London Pictures, War Photography, London Transport

London transport STL2301 ww2 bomb blast victim

London transport STL2301 seen in the City of London after suffering bomb damage during WW2.

  Royal Charter, British History, Bristol, Transportation, Photos, Pictures, Museum, London, Jacket

Bristol Tramways Uniform | British Tramway Company Uniforms and Insignia

Bristol Tramways uniforms

Buckingham Palace 1964. A policeman holds the gate open so that a duck and her ducklings from nearby St James’s Park, can leave the palace forecourt. Tour Eiffel, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Buster Keaton, Beatiful People, Little Britain, Britain Uk, Pub Vintage, St James' Park

Buckingham Palace 1964. A policeman holds the gate open so that a duck and her ducklings from nearby St James’s Park, can leave the palace forecourt.

Southam Street, North Kensington, London, Copyright Estate of Roger Mayne, Courtesy Gitterman Gallery. Monochrome Photography, Street Photography, Roger Mayne, Alexey Brodovitch, Eadweard Muybridge, Lewis Hine, Post War Era, Eugene Atget, Brassai

Roger Mayne - Brilliant Post-War Street Photography - Flashbak

Roger Mayne was one of the great British post-war photographers synonymous with street photography in the still war-ravaged London in the 1950s.

Construction of the Forth Bridge, The Forth Bridge is a cantilever railway bridge which connects Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh, with Fife. It opened on 4 March Ing Civil, Ouvrages D'art, Bridge Construction, The Forth, Bridge Design, Inverness, British History, The Good Old Days, World Heritage Sites

1883-1890: Construction of the Forth Bridge

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A guide to places with a history of smuggling on the Thames estuary and the north Kent coast, from Smugglers' Britain Kent Coast, British History, Old Photos, Folk, Photograph, England, Random, Old Pictures, Photography

Smuggling on the Thames estuary and the North Kent coast

A guide to places with a history of smuggling on the Thames estuary and the north Kent coast, from Smugglers' Britain

American Lease And Lend food being eaten in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, Uk, 1941 Three children eat American cheese sandwiches at an eme. Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Foto Vintage, Old Pictures, Old Photos, British History, Three Kids, The Good Old Days, World War Two

Liverpool’s ‘May Blitz’

A lot of children were evacuated to the countryside, but my mother would not let me go and decided to move back to Nelson. She went working in the mill weaving. She would work there from early morning until teatime, then rush home and after tea go back to work on munitions until 10 pm.

Supermarine Spitfire V (UZ-M) Sgt S. Ran out of fuel returning from patrol over Dieppe (Jubilee) and crash-landed at residential area of Northolt. (from FB,John Daly) London History, British History, Lancaster Bomber, Man Of War, The Blitz, Supermarine Spitfire, War Photography, Battle Of Britain, Ww2 Aircraft

British Forces - Spitfire down

Supermarine Spitfire V AD591 (UZ-M) Sgt S. Czachla. Ran out of fuel returning from patrol over Dieppe (Jubilee) and crash-landed at residential area of Northolt. Pilot injured. (from FB,John Daly)

All Soul's Church London // BBC Broadcasting House under construction in London History, British History, Tudor History, Vintage London, Old London, London City, Old Pictures, Old Photos, House Under Construction

BBC Broadcasting House under construction in 1931

Copyright BBC Read more about the construction of BBC Broadcasting House on the About the BBC blog.

The Old Bailey law courts, damaged by German bombing. Rarely Seen Color Photographs of London During World War II ~ vintage everyday Photography Degree, Still Photography, Colour Photography, White Photography, London Pictures, London Photos, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian London

Rarely seen color images of London during World War II

The mostly-forgotten Dufaycolor process allowed photographers to capture vivid color images during the 1940s.

Farringdon Street Market in London in March the day after a rocket landed killing 380 people. (there was still a lot of destruction when we arrived in London History, British History, American History, War Photography, London Photography, Vintage London, Old London, London Bombings, Kaiser Wilhelm

First and the worst: Hitler's lethal V-2 rocket, which terrorised Britain but led to mankind's exploration of space, remembered on its 70th anniversary

The world's first long-range combat-ballistic missile, developed in Nazi Germany, was demonstrated for the first time on October 3, 1942.

Wolfgang Suschitzky, From St Paul's: the eastwards view from St Paul's cathedral towards Tower Bridge shows post-Blitz London, Vintage London, Old London, Blitz London, Victorian London, East London, London History, British History, Uk History, London Pictures

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“In advance of the Battle of Britain fly past I give you #London from St Paul's in August 1942 by Wolf Suschitzky.”

The last broad gauge train leaving Paddington Station, 29th May 1892 The service is the 5pm to Plymouth, and the locomotive is Bulkley. British History, Locomotive, Plymouth, Gauges, About Uk, Museum, Leaves, Train, Prints

The last broad gauge train leaving Paddington Station, 29th May 1892 The service is the 5pm to Plymouth, and the locomotive is Bulkley.

Dig for victory: vegetable growing during WWII in pics A gardener tending the vegetables growing in a moat at the Tower of London, June London History, British History, Uk History, Asian History, Tudor History, Modern History, Local History, History Facts, Vintage London

Dig for victory: vegetable growing during WWII in pics

During the Second World War, millions of tons of vegetables were grown in gardens and allotments by the British people.