Westminster Bridge, c. 1910. The third bridge, built over the Thames after London and Putney Bridges, in 1739-1750. The current bridge by Thomas Page of 1862 is painted green to match the leather seats in the House of Commons.

Westminster Bridge, c. The third bridge, built over the Thames after London and Putney Bridges, in The current bridge by Thomas Page of 1862 is painted green to match the leather seats in the House of Commons. The Bridges of Old London

The Nights Of Old #London. The nights are drawing in and I can feel the velvet darkness falling upon London... [ by the Gentle Author ]

Big Ben and The Embankment 1920 glass plate photography London & Middlesex Archaeological Society Glass Slide Collection

pp  Old London Courts - Extra Hint: Double click on the photo to get or sell a travel itinerary to London

Old Town, Edinburgh, Scotland (photo via home-biba). Yeah, gotta go to Edinburgh--and i'm going.

Temple Bar, designed by Christopher Wren in 1672, once stood in the Strand as one of the gates to the City of London, but it was removed in 1877 and languished in Theobalds Park in Hertfordshire until it was brought back and installed at the entrance to Paternoster Square next to St Paul鈥檚 Cathedral in 2004. In Search of Relics of Old London Spitalfields Life

Temple Bar, designed by Christopher Wren in once stood in the Strand as one of the gates to the City of London, but it was removed in 1877 and languished in Theobalds Park in Hertfordshire until it was brought back and installed at the entrance to P

Old London, circa 1870, photographer unknown

Close No 193 Hight Street - 1868 Scottish photographer Thomas Annan’s view of the poor living conditions in the narrow lanes just off the High Street, Glasgow. Annan was commissioned by The City Improvement Trust to document the city’s slums which.

Long Forgotten London | Spitalfields Life   Click Through - wonderful sketches of houses long gone.

The Old Fountain, Minories, London Built c. demolished 1793 Taken from Walter Thornbury’s Old & New London, 1873

St. Martin, Ludgate with St. Paul’s Cathedral, c. 1900 (via The Fogs & Smogs of Old London | Spitalfields Life)...  From...  http://coeurdelhistoire.tumblr.com/page/9

Martin, Ludgate (also called St Martin within Ludgate) and St Paul’s Cathedral, 1900 (from The Fogs & Smogs of Old London - Spitalfields Life)

old london baked potato seller 1890                                                                                                                                                     More

This is before my time but nevertheless fascinating: A vintage baked potato cart! A legitimate fast food lunch option back in the day.

The Oxford Arms, Spitalfields, from “ Spitalfields Life - The Ghosts of Old London"

The Ghosts of Old London. At the entrance to the Oxford Arms – the Society for Photographing the Relics of Old London was set up to save the Oxford Arms, yet it failed in the endeavour, preserving only this photographic record.

London never really seems entirely dark. The Gentle Author has posted a selection of beautiful photos of London at night from the Bishopsgate Institute. You'd be a fool not to have a look through them.

The gloom and glamour of London by night, captured a century ago on glass plates. Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament in 1920 London & Middlesex Archaeological Society Glass Slide Collection.

Old London Bridge Elizabethan drawing                                                                                                                                                     More

Old London Bridge - Elizabethan drawing. On November John de Strathbogie (Mike's great-grandfather) was executed by hanging. Then his His body was burnt and his head fixed on London Bridge.

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