Collage:  Five coats of arms from the stained glass in the chancel window of St Mary in Hayes, Middlesex;  c1820, watercolour Support	paper Longest Dimension	20cms Section	London Metropolitan Archives Collection	Wakefield Collection Location	W.V HAY Catalogue No	k1256109

Collage: Five coats of arms from the stained glass in the chancel window of St Mary in Hayes, Middlesex; c1820, watercolour Support paper Longest Dimension 20cms Section London Metropolitan Archives Collection Wakefield Collection Location W.V HAY Catalogue No k1256109

From Bob Grove This is really an amazing image from 1922. This is Livingston Ave. at Oakwood Ave looking to the Northwest. This is an empty lot today In 1922 this was a small business district on a major streetcar line. The Oakwood pharmacy is at 1092 Livingston Ave., an A&P Grocery was at 1094 Livingston Ave., the Frank P Hall Hardware was at 1098 Livingston Ave.and then a small bakery.  The Ohio State University Archives The Columbus Metropolitan Library Bob Grove

From Bob Grove This is really an amazing image from 1922. This is Livingston Ave. at Oakwood Ave looking to the Northwest. This is an empty lot today In 1922 this was a small business district on a major streetcar line. The Oakwood pharmacy is at 1092 Livingston Ave., an A&P Grocery was at 1094 Livingston Ave., the Frank P Hall Hardware was at 1098 Livingston Ave.and then a small bakery. The Ohio State University Archives The Columbus Metropolitan Library Bob Grove

7 Early Drawings by Famous Architects,Office for Metropolitan Architecture, The Pleasure of Architecture, ca. 1984. © Office for Metropolitan Architecture. From the Collection of the Alvin Boyarsky Archive. Image Courtesy of Collection of the Alvin Boyarsky Archive

7 Early Drawings by Famous Architects,Office for Metropolitan Architecture, The Pleasure of Architecture, ca. 1984. © Office for Metropolitan Architecture. From the Collection of the Alvin Boyarsky Archive. Image Courtesy of Collection of the Alvin Boyarsky Archive

In 1780, the Gordon Riots resulted in the destruction of at least eight London prisons and houses of correction. (Image is of The Burning and Plundering of Newgate & Setting the Felons at Liberty by the Mob. © London Metropolitan Archives.)

In 1780, the Gordon Riots resulted in the destruction of at least eight London prisons and houses of correction. (Image is of The Burning and Plundering of Newgate & Setting the Felons at Liberty by the Mob. © London Metropolitan Archives.)

Looking west towards Shoreditch at the junction of Boundary Street and Calvert Avenue in 1901. As the name implies, Boundary Street had been frontier territory - a line some Victorians would fear to cross, with others downplaying the depravity of the old rookery. Image from London Metropolitan Archives, City of London.

Looking west towards Shoreditch at the junction of Boundary Street and Calvert Avenue in 1901. As the name implies, Boundary Street had been frontier territory - a line some Victorians would fear to cross, with others downplaying the depravity of the old rookery. Image from London Metropolitan Archives, City of London.

Richard Price (1776-1815) - Marriage to Maria Watts, 20 April 1802 in Isleworth, Middlesex, England (London Metropolitan Archives, DI-DRO-BT, Item 44-02, p. 2; digital images reproduced on Ancestry.com).

Richard Price (1776-1815) - Marriage to Maria Watts, 20 April 1802 in Isleworth, Middlesex, England (London Metropolitan Archives, DI-DRO-BT, Item 44-02, p. 2; digital images reproduced on Ancestry.com).

Leontyne Price in Samuel Barber's Antony and Cleopatra, 1966 - Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera Archives

Leontyne Price in Samuel Barber's Antony and Cleopatra, 1966 - Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera Archives

Embroidered reticule, American. Metropolitan Museum of Art via Internet Archive.  The purse was found by the donors among other nineteenth-century family linens. The linens descended to the donors from the Thomas Waterman family of Johnson, VT. The donors are not sure of the relationship between Martha Kittredge and the Waterman family.

Embroidered reticule, American. Metropolitan Museum of Art via Internet Archive. The purse was found by the donors among other nineteenth-century family linens. The linens descended to the donors from the Thomas Waterman family of Johnson, VT. The donors are not sure of the relationship between Martha Kittredge and the Waterman family.

London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) is home to an extraordinary range of documents, images, maps, films and books about London. This site offers an insight into the archives, with practical advice on how to research and use them, both at LMA and online.

London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) is home to an extraordinary range of documents, images, maps, films and books about London. This site offers an insight into the archives, with practical advice on how to research and use them, both at LMA and online.

A City Corporation cleansing van clearing up City streets after the 1957 Lord Mayor's Show. Image courtesy of the London Metropolitian Archives.   [spot the man who's legs are hanging outside the van?!]   http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/visiting-the-city/archives-and-city-history/london-metropolitan-archives/Pages/default.aspx

A City Corporation cleansing van clearing up City streets after the 1957 Lord Mayor's Show. Image courtesy of the London Metropolitian Archives. [spot the man who's legs are hanging outside the van?!] http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/visiting-the-city/archives-and-city-history/london-metropolitan-archives/Pages/default.aspx

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