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London gone by

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

"Police in Lewisham town centre, where clashes continued at the end of the march. This was the first time police had used riot shields in Britain." Transpontine: Lewisham '77 photos by Chris Schwarz

Transpontine: Lewisham '77 photos by Chris Schwarz

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"This shot shows New Cross Road looking up to bottom of Lewisham Way - building on left is Marquis of Granby pub." Transpontine: Lewisham '77 photos by Chris Schwarz

Transpontine: Lewisham '77 photos by Chris Schwarz

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"The speaker is standing near the Clifton Rise corner, the buildings opposite are on New Cross Road, including corner of Laurie Grove." Transpontine: Lewisham '77 photos by Chris Schwarz

Transpontine: Lewisham '77 photos by Chris Schwarz

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With the Olympics and regeneration having altered the area so significantly, Steve Lewis shares his pictures of London's East End taken in the 1960s and '70s.

London's East End then and now - Telegraph

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Blackwall Stairs 1936

East India Arms pub....Demolished for Blackwall tunnel

Blackwall tunnel

Sand pit Blackwall Tunnel

Lyons Tea house

Vintage Postcard of London - Beefeater

Vintage Postcards Of London ~ Typecast

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Whitechapel, Dec 1973 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Roman Road, Bow 1942 This archive photograph courtesy of the present day St Barnabas Church shows The King, Mr Clement Attlee and the Mayor of Poplar inspecting the old St Barnabas Church and Roman Road, Bow following it's bombing in 1942. The church was subsequently rebuilt and rededicated in 1957.

London parade street scene. Kodachrome. 1960s photograph by Stanley Marcus.

Leicester Square Underground Station, Cranbourn Street, 15 Feb 1915

ViewFinder - Image Details

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Sweeny Todds Barbers ,#Fleetstreet c.1930.

Grand Union Canal, Paddington, London. c. 1938

Anglophilia: dianalily: Bill Brandt: Grand Union Canal,...

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Loading a bus for export to Cuba 1964 | Museum of London

Loading a bus for export to Cuba | Museum of London

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Up Magazine – TAP Portugal » In London with Virginia Woolf

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circa 1890: The Bank of England in Threadneedle Street, London. (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)

vintage everyday: Old Pictures of London in Victorian Era

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Motor racing crowd at Crystal Palace 1957 | Museum of London

Motor racing crowd at Crystal Palace | Museum of London

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The 'Lalla Rookh' lies alongside the quay in the Surrey Docks, with the 'Alastor' on the opposite side of the dock and the 'Virgo' astern, probably in June, 1928. | Museum of London

The General Steam Navigation Company's 'Merel' in the Regent Dry Dock, near the West Ferry Road on the Isle of Dogs, around 1930