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London gone by

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

A British guardsman falls to the ground during Trooping the Colour ceremony, from heat exhaustion. London. 1957

Open-air church service for troops in Europe. Ludgate Hill, London, 1915. Unknown

Damage to St Paul’s cathedral during the blitz, 1940

Dornier Do 17s over Woolwich Arsenal

A street being constructed for Woolwich Arsenal workers

Rene Burri 1977. London. Jubilee.

London - Memorial Sunday 1953. Inge Morath

London 1953. °CLair Gallery | Fine Art Photography | Inge Morath

Fenwick department store | London 1954 by Inge Morath

Inge Morath. London, 1954. Street corner at World's End

Pembridge Road and Kensington Park Road. c.1890-1900

"Look past the boy looking at the camera and the woman in short sleeves. Can you see the sign: “Best prices paid for old artificial teeth” Dentistry was a growth business in this period." Pembridge Road c.1890-1900

"Here is the familiar curved front of the Sun in Splendour, a pub which is still a starting point for any walk down the Portobello Road." c.1890-1900

Crystal Palace (1851; Industrial Revolution). Glass walls. World fair in London.

Bunny Girls take part in the Good Friday waiters and waitresses race in Battersea Festival Garden, London 1970s

Burt Glinn 1957. A Gentleman's London, Guardsman Being Fitted For a Shanko at Herbert Johnsons

Hyde Park, London, England, United Kingdom, 1937, photograph by Henri Cartier-Bresson.

Old Blue Last, Great Eastern St. 1960s

Bin in Gracechurch St for gravel and litter, c.1920