The Nights Of Old #London. The nights are drawing in and I can feel the velvet darkness falling upon London... [ by the Gentle Author ]

Big Ben and The Embankment 1920 glass plate photography London & Middlesex Archaeological Society Glass Slide Collection

Temple Bar, designed by Christopher Wren in 1672, once stood in the Strand as one of the gates to the City of London, but it was removed in 1877 and languished in Theobalds Park in Hertfordshire until it was brought back and installed at the entrance to Paternoster Square next to St Paul鈥檚 Cathedral in 2004. In Search of Relics of Old London Spitalfields Life

Temple Bar, designed by Christopher Wren in once stood in the Strand as one of the gates to the City of London, but it was removed in 1877 and languished in Theobalds Park in Hertfordshire until it was brought back and installed at the entrance to P

The Shops of Old London | Spitalfields Life I remember going here and facade looks surprisingly same

Liberty of London, - The Shops of Old London ++ spitalfieldslife.

London never really seems entirely dark. The Gentle Author has posted a selection of beautiful photos of London at night from the Bishopsgate Institute. You'd be a fool not to have a look through them.

The gloom and glamour of London by night, captured a century ago on glass plates. Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament in 1920 London & Middlesex Archaeological Society Glass Slide Collection.

Smog of London hiding Big Ben - Taken by Linley Sambourne, 1905

Big Ben envolto em névoa, 1905 / Smog of London hiding Big Ben! - Taken by Linley Sambourne, 1905

Westminster Bridge, c. 1910. The third bridge, built over the Thames after London and Putney Bridges, in 1739-1750. The current bridge by Thomas Page of 1862 is painted green to match the leather seats in the House of Commons.

Westminster Bridge, c. The third bridge, built over the Thames after London and Putney Bridges, in The current bridge by Thomas Page of 1862 is painted green to match the leather seats in the House of Commons. The Bridges of Old London

Londoners walking and shopping on the street which was Old London Bridge.

Londoners walking and shopping on the street which was Old London Bridge. Looks pleasant enough.then I remember that the streets were ankle deep with excrement (animal and human), innards, vomit, urine.

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Old London Bridge - Elizabethan drawing. On November John de Strathbogie (Mike's great-grandfather) was executed by hanging. Then his His body was burnt and his head fixed on London Bridge.

Woman selling fish from a barrel, c. 1910

Woman selling fish from a barrel, London, c. 1910 - If you ever wonder where I get my strong, beer-barrel physique.

111 Cannon Street, London: Another midnight stagger to the old London Stone.

The "London Stone" situated at 111 Cannon Street is the oldest piece of London. It was first recorded in historical documents around

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