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Historic London

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Historical images of London, not images made to look old but actual historical photographs, one from 1882.

Gunthorpe Street

The archway through which Jack the Ripper's first victim walked shortly before she was murdered. I've seen this in tour guides of notorious London, but the Jack the Ripper tour would not be among the list of the many specialized tours of London I'd take...

Mill wall, East London ~ The association with Cockney and the East End in the public imagination may be due to many people assuming that Bow Bells are to be found in the district of Bow, rather than the lesser known St Mary-le-Bow church. Thus while all East Enders are Cockneys, not all Cockneys are East Enders.

The Ten Bells

The Ten Bells Pub, London, England, where Jack the Ripper's victims went for a drink. by Heather Applegate


Victorian London! Just imagine it... Would have been awesome to experience it!

St Bartholomew the Great (St Bartholomew-the-Great)

St. Bartholomew-the-Great and Cloth Fair, Smithfield, 1877. The church escaped the Great Fire of London in 1666 but but fell into disrepair ...