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Photographic Print: Lighters Approaching the General Steam Navigation Company's Wharf by Tower Bridge, London, : Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, East London, London History, British History, Asian History, Tudor History, London Life

Lighters approaching the General Steam Navigation Company's wharf by...

Lighters approaching the General Steam Navigation Company's wharf by Tower Bridge, London, c1905.

England France Algeria Benin India Mongolia Vietnam Albert Kahn embarked on an ambitious project to create a colour photographic record of, and for, the peoples of the world Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, South London, London History, British History, Harlem Renaissance, Old Pictures, Old Photos

Revealed: The amazing pictures of Britain in colour for the very first time

When colour photographs were first invented, the French millionaire and philanthropist Albert Kahn poured his entire fortune into hiring a team of photographers, which he dispatched to more than 50 countries - his aim was to make a record of all the people of the world. In Britain they captured a nation on the brink of historical change. See the amazing pictures here

Barges waiting for access to Regents Canal from Regents Canal Dock, viewed from one of two new electric coal dischargers erected at the dock at Limehouse Getty Images Old London, East London, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, London Docklands, Regents Canal, Steampunk, Fine Art Prints, Canvas Prints

Photos reveal how east London docks went from slums to luxury flats

Just four miles from the centre of London Limehouse is now a luxurious area between the City and Canary Wharf.

35 Unique Photos That Show The Daily Life Back In Victorian London - Explore like a Gipsy, Study like a Ninja Victorian Street, Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Victorian Era, London Life, London Street, Baker Street, Vintage Photographs

Street Life In London: 'Careful Observations Among The Poor' In 1877 (35 Photos) - Flashbak

In 1877 John Thompson toured London with a camera. With journalist Adolphe Smith, Thompson would record working-class London. PREFACE. IN presenting to the public the result of careful observations among the poor of London, we should perhaps proffer a few words of apology for reopening a subject which has already been amply and ably treated. … Continue reading "Street Life In London: ‘Careful Observations Among The Poor’ In 1877 (35 Photos)"

In the past, gravestones and burial places, crypts and burial memorials immortalized them. In London, this practice still continues supplemented by another method to commemorate them. London Now, East End London, Old London, London Life, London Street, Victorian London, Vintage London, London Tours, London Museums

Spectacular Photos of London's Lost East End In Kodachrome - Flashbak

David Granick’s (1912-80) Kodachrome photographs of London in the 1960s and 1970s are sensational. Here are more from Granick’s legacy of more than 3000 colour slides of a London now only glimpsed. More here. Via: Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives , The East End in Colour 1960-80 edited by Chris Dorley-Brown and published by Hoxton Minipress.

The Western Quay at the London Docks. - The working Thames Old Pictures, Old Photos, London Docklands, Industrial Architecture, New London, Greater London, Vintage London, London Photos, Historical Pictures

The Western Quay at the London Docks. - The working Thames

A remarkable photograph of the busy Western Quay of the London Docks. Hundreds of casks and barrels are laid out on the wine-gauging ground awaiting inspection. To the right stand the warehouses of 1804-5, designed by Daniel Asher Alexander. The forest of ship masts shows that although the London Docks were still thriving, they were already too small to accommodate larger steamships. In the 1901 census, the biggest vessels in the London Docks were sailing ships.

Warehouses in Poplar, London Vintage London, Old London, London Docklands, East End London, London History, London Pictures, Hobbies And Interests, English Heritage, Model Trains

Looking for Viewfinder? | Historic England

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Ratcliff was an area on the Wapping waterfront. Old London, East London, London Docklands, Irish Catholic, London Pictures, Slums, Sherlock Holmes, Hyde, London England

Ratcliff wharves. - Crime and punishment

Ratcliff was an area on the Wapping waterfront. During the 19th and early 20th centuries it was a notorious slum containing seedy dance halls and down-market brothels. The area was inhabited by sailors, prostitutes, watermen and dockers from the nearby docks.

“London & the Thames c 1910 Dockers at work Butlers Wharf PLA collection/Mus.of London Uk History, London History, Family History, Victorian London, Vintage London, London Docklands, London Museums, New London, Image Caption

Dockers at work on Butlers Wharf; C1910

Dockers at work on Butlers Wharf; C1910 by . Museum quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, and canvases. Museum of London

Surrey Quays has a rich heritage for its Docklands which were once the oldest and busiest in London. A perfect place to set yourself up with a new home. London Docklands, Vintage London, Old London, South London, London Boroughs, Isle Of Dogs, London History, British History, River Thames

Print of London Docks 1958 EAW071687

10x8 Print of LONDON DOCKS, Southwark. Aerial photograph of Greenland Dock, Rotherhithe in June 1958 #1630079 Framed Prints, Posters, Canvas, Puzzles, Metal, Photo Gifts and Wall Art

The riverside path past Lovell's Wharf in Greenwich in the Seventies. Old Greenwich, London Docklands, South London, London England, Paths, History, Street, Industrial, Lost

Lovells Wharf - Greenwich Riverside

LOVELL'S WHARF By Mary Mills This article was written this riverside area was still a wharf -which could potentially have been worked - and riverside cranes which remained in situ were a much treasured local feature. Now the cranes have gone, the riverside has been disrupted and the site is all housing. 'Lovells' itself was bounded by Pelton Road/Banning Street and Cadet Place. Cadet Place is gone and its site only marked by the boundary of a block of flats. The article below is made up of a…

The Royal Albert and King George V Docks, North Woolwich, from the west, 1934 London Docklands, Merchant Navy, London History, Nautical Art, King George, Royal Albert, Britain, Boats, Sailing

epw046151 ENGLAND (1934). The Royal Albert and King George V Docks, North Woolwich, from the west, 1934

Part of the Aerofilms collection found on the Britain from Above site.

Read "Tales of London's Docklands" by Henry Bradford available from Rakuten Kobo. Tales of London's Docklands is an anthology of true stories, drawn from Henry Bradford's personal experiences as a Regis. London Docklands, London History, Bradford, East Coast, True Stories, Old Things, Free Apps, Audiobooks, Ebooks

Tales of London's Docklands ebook by Henry Bradford - Rakuten Kobo

Read "Tales of London's Docklands" by Henry Bradford available from Rakuten Kobo. Tales of London's Docklands is an anthology of true stories, drawn from Henry Bradford's personal experiences as a Regis...