Lovely atmospheric photograph of Waterloo Place, London in 1899 by the Belgian photographer Leonard Misonne
Nobody's wardrobe works harder than the Queen's. Every outfit worn in public is carefully calibrated to inspire or remind, to signal gratitude or respect, to convey a sense of power or familiarity.
"Mush-Fakers" and Ginger-Beer Makers From 'Street Life in London', 1877, by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith: At Clapham Common
St. Thomas's Hospital, London [c. 1935].
Remembered: How the Daily Mail marked the end of the Second World War in Europe after Germany surrendered to the Allies
Street Life in London, 1877
Covent Garden Flower Women From 'Street Life in London', 1877
Dorset Street was so dangerous that police dare not enter in no less than groups of four.
Piccadilly Circus, London, WWII.
U.K. Taking the Tree home, Chelsea, London c.1915