London gone by
Unsorted vintage pictures and movies showing some of the history of London
Canary Wharf tower in London's Docklands in 2001 as seen from one of the new towers under construction. Photograph: Martin Godwin
Cannon Street, looking toward St Paul's Cathedral, virtually unscathed, after ceaseless German air raids, in 1942. Photograph: Bettmann/Corbis
The Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, during the Festival of Britain, 1951. Photograph: Jane Bown
Horse Guards Parade London - This is a divided back postcard dated 1904 and shows three Coldstream Guardsmen on Horse Guards Parade with the Cadiz Memorial in the background. The Cadiz Memorial is a French mortar in the shape of a Chinese Dragon, it was given to the Prince Regent in 1812 by the Spanish Government to mark the lifting of the siege of Cadiz by the Duke of Wellington during the Peninsular war.