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London gone by

Unsorted vintage pictures and movies showing some of the history of London

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Embankment 1960s

London’s great freeze of 1947

The Vintage Guide To London -   London’s great freeze of 1947.

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Elizabeth Taylor photographed by Chris Ware (London, 1948).

Buy Your War Bonds at the War Bond Tank: youtu.be/tnqu1KmKNf4

Elliott Erwitt, "London, England, 1978."

Blitz, London. U.K ...the club to be seen and photographed at! King and queen of the Blitz: Steve Strange wearing PX and Kim Bowen crowned by Stephen Jones titfer in 1980.

BLITZ KIDS | ➢➢ Shapers of the 80s ➣➣

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London’s East End by John Claridge, 1959-1974 - Retronaut

Punks in London photographed by Janette Beckman, 1979.

Bethnal Green WW2 disaster, the worst civilian disaster of WW2 173 men woman and children lost their lives as the went down to Bethnal Green underground station, London in response to the siren. They died not from a bomb but by someone slipping and the people behind them continued rushing in all were suffocated and crushed to death

Bethnal Green WW2 disaster

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Inside Big Ben. London 1920

vintage everyday: Inside Big Ben. London 1920

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Elvis Presley Memorial Service - Teddy Boys - Christ Church Cockfosters, London 1977

Elvis Presley Memorial Service - Teddy Boys - Christ Church Cockfosters, London 1977

Walking down Piccadilly beside Green Park at the time of Victoria’s Jubilee, 1897

Soho, 7th March 1972

Pictures of a Seedy Soho in March 1972 | Flashbak

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Strip Club Soho in March 1972

Pictures of a Seedy Soho in March 1972 | Flashbak

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"Leslie Lucking combined the roles of Lollipop lady and mother to her daughter Tracey" | Steve Lewis. 1960s

"This urban beachcomber was a familiar sight upon the streets of Whitechapel and Stepney" | Steve Lewis. 1960s

"Alfred Davies had been delivering milk from this handcart to homes in Forest Gate for over thirty years" | Steve Lewis. 1960s

"A street trader from the 1960s who – from his appearance – could equally belong to the 1860s"

Consort House, Queensway, London, UK, 1972

Fuck Yeah Brutalism

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London's East End in the 60s

Steve Lewis’ Sixties Album | Spitalfields Life

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West India Dock Entrance

Regents Canal Dock, Limehouse, London

Abbeywood, Tram Terminus, Woolwich, 1910's