Photo by Horace Warner, ca. 1900. From the book "Spitalfields Nippers" to be published on Nov 1, 2014, containing recently discovered photographic masterpieces by Horace Warner, depicting Quaker children in London's East End at the turn of the 20th century.

Photo by Horace Warner, ca. 1900. From the book "Spitalfields Nippers" to be published on Nov 1, 2014, containing recently discovered photographic masterpieces by Horace Warner, depicting Quaker children in London's East End at the turn of the 20th century.

Tower Bridge 1893

Unseen images of a lost London (when it really was a capital place to live!)

Workmen cleaning the immense statue of two horses pulling a quadriga or chariot atop the Wellington Arch on Hyde Park Corner, London, 17th January 1939.

Workmen cleaning the immense statue of two horses pulling a quadriga or chariot atop the Wellington Arch on Hyde Park Corner, London, 17th January 1939.

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.

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.

Grand Palais, Yiddish theatre, Commercial Road, Whitechapel, 1926

Grand Palais, Yiddish theatre, Commercial Road, Whitechapel, 1926

Regent Street, 1910

Unseen images of a lost London (when it really was a capital place to live!)

the slums of London: their eradication also erased the last traces of the medieval city.

the slums of London: their eradication also erased the last traces of the medieval city.

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