St Mary Overy’s Dock, 1875. Photo by Henry Dixon for the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London, after 1875
bow lane London from 1920 - 1933
Sorting rags in an East London slum court...
Could this be a Dear John? (see letter on the ground, next to the sobbing soldier's leg and the soldier next to them, also reading mail)
Last prisoners of Alcatraz leaving, 1963.
"One of the most feared of all London's street gangs in the late 1880's was a group of female toughs known as the Clockwork Oranges. They would later inspire Anthony Burgess' most notorious novel."
Spitfires in formation. Art Deco goes to war.
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