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Edith Tudor-Hart Gee Street, Finsbury, London, um 1936 Neuer Silbergelatine-Abzug, 34,1 × 29 cm © Scottish National Portrait Gallery / Archive presented by Wolfgang Suschitzky 2004

Edith Tudor-Hart Gee Street, Finsbury, London, um 1936 Neuer Silbergelatine-Abzug, × 29 cm © Scottish National Portrait Gallery / Archive presented by Wolfgang Suschitzky 2004

"The Clink" - got it's name from a notorious prison in Southwark, England located on Clink street.  It functioned from the 12th century until 1780 and is the oldest men's and women's prison in England. It's name may also derive from the sound of striking metal as the prison's doors were bolted, or the rattling of the chains the prisoners wore.

The Clink was a notorious prison in London's Southwark. It functioned from the century until possibly the oldest men's and women's prison in England.

East-end bird shop, 1935.  A new photography exhibition provides a poignant and beautiful retrospective   of London's extinct East End.

East-end bird shop, A new photography exhibition provides a poignant and beautiful retrospective of London's extinct East End.

Hammersmith Road towards Olympia 1914

Hammersmith Road towards Olympia 1914

Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London (19 June 1906) Sambourne photo

London photographer Edward Linley Sambourne, the Bill Cunningham of his day, captured everyday street style around the turn of the century. He took these photographs on the streets of Kensington, near his home in 18 Stafford Terrace, now a museum.

Law & Order and Jane Austen’s Aunt. Covent Garden watchhouse.

Law & Order and Jane Austen’s Aunt, by Paul Emanuelli

Covent Garden watch house located next to the church of St. the church employed over 20 watchmen. In the Metropolitan Police force took over the building until a new station was build for them in Bow street in

LEADENHALL MARKET c.1920

Some reinvented, others long lost: London's markets 100 years ago – in pictures

Kensington, now an upmarket district of west London popular with foreign oligarchs, is shown with farms and cattle in a field. Nowadays trendy bars and luxury apartments dominate the landscape, while it is also a very popular destination for shoppers due to its boutique offerings

18th century engravings showing villages that have since become London

The 50 villages that surrounded Georgian London were depicted by topographical draughtsman Jean Chatelain and engraved by James Roberts around

En Harrods, Londres, se instaló en 1898, una pendiente suave, formada por 224 piezas de cuero unidos entre sí . Los dependientes estuvieron disponibles para dispensar brandy y sales aromáticas, a hombres y mujeres, pues fue un primer paseo vertiginoso .

Riding an escalator for the first time On Wednesday, November Harrods department store in London opened up the first escalator – or moving staircase as it was called – in England.

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