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Circa 1920. "Unidentified buildings, possibly movie set, associated with Famous Players-Lasky." This seriously askew alleyway has a Dickensian-Disneyesque vibe

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Old Curiosity Shop, Portsmouth Street, Westminster, London An exterior view of the Old Curosity Shop as immortalised by Charles Dickens in ‘Little Nell’. It was built in 1567. Photographer : York and Son. Date taken : 1870 - 1900

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mpdrolet: Windows, from Ponte City Mikhael Subotzky, in collaboration with Patrick Waterhouse *click through to see larger

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Looks Like A Lowry - Modern Life In The National Photography Collection

Children play in slum housing area in Hulme, Manchester, 4 July 1946, White, Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum Collection / SSPL

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The Prospect Of Whitby, a public house on the River Thames at Wapping, 26th September 1942. Originally named the Devil's Tavern for its nefarious clientele, it was rebuilt and renamed in the early 19th century. Original Publication : Picture Post - 1230 - A Quiet Evening In A Riverside Pub - pub. 1942 (Photo by Kurt Hutton/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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31 Gorgeous Photos Of The London Underground In The '50s And '60s

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Carter's Hair Cutting Saloon, 17 Fleet Street, 1899. Gateway leads to Inner Temple, facade hides the original 17th C half timbered front which was subsequently restored.

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The Prospect Of Whitby [shown here in 1940] at №57 Wapping Wall E1, is London's oldest riverside pub, dating back to 1520. Most areas of the pub have spectacular views over the Thames, including the beer garden, first-floor balcony, and terrace. The pub was originally frequented by those involved in life on the river and sea; it was a notorious haunt for smugglers, thieves, and pirates.

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1880's photo of the tired wooden framed 17th century rookery hidden behind Bartholomew's.. London

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