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Victorian England

Victorian England

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London street scene, 1900, C.Graves, stereograph

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Sir Winston Churchill Photos Unearthed Showing WWII Prime Minister As A Boy At School

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Winston Churchill, Age 7

Postman and pillar box, late 1850s by British Postal Museum & Archive.

Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine was another lovely Hessian princess, also a granddaughter of Queen Victoria. She was sister to Tsarina Alexandra and married her cousin, the dashing Prince Louis of Battenberg, later Lord Louis Mountbatten, the Marquess of Milford Haven. They had three sons and a daughter and Prince Phillip is their grandson.

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A very early daguerreotype of London. Parliament Street from Trafalgar Square, 1839 (the first year of the daguerreotype), photographed by M. de Ste. Croix.

The Passion of Former Days: Daguerreotype Views

Oxford Street, London 1889

Regent Street, London 1860

Rising Sun Public House, 46 Tottenham Court Road, 17 Dec 1897

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A fascinating late Victorian view of Brunel's London Paddington station before it was extended on the east side with a fourth roof span. The train is in platform 6 and the view is towards the buffer stops.

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'Dartmouth, England, Foss Street, Old House' c. 1880 by National Media Museum

Piccadilly c 1900

Coaching inns were once found on every major thoroughfare in London but with the coming of the railways, many fell into disuse. This picture shows the Oxford Arms around 1875, a typical example of a galleried inn, which was later converted into tenements, and finally demolished in 1876.

Dickens's London: in pictures - Telegraph

East London tenement, around 1889

The Tate's Pre-Raphaelite exhibition may be due to close, but the harsher realities of Victorian Britain haunt us still.

london slums

East End Photographs and Drawings - Page 46 - Casebook Forums

London slum. Demolished in 1860.

Historical Indulgences

London victorian slums

Victorian Durham: Images of homes and houses

Twine Court, London Slums, circa 1900

The Victorian Era, a time of great economic inequality and brutality towards the poor. God Bless Our Queen Victoria....

Victorian slums and its people

The East End Places of Note | The East End

Children sleeping on Mulberry St 1890Harold Evans, author of The American Century: People, Power and Politics (1998) pointed out: "Jacob Riis estimated that Dickensian London had 175,816 people living on every square mile of its worst slums but New York's Lower East Side by the nineties in contrast, had about 290,000 per square mile, making it perhaps the worst slum in the history of the Western world.... He records a tenement block with/1,324 Italian immigrants living in a total of 132 rooms.

This is believed to be a photograph of Millers Court in Dorset Street, where Jack The Ripper murdered one of his victims in November 1888

Boundary Street, Bethnal Green, 1890

Old Nichol St 1880s, a no go area

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