In 1899, I went on a study trip to London. This is an image of a London street in the 1890's

In 1899, I went on a study trip to London. This is an image of a London street in the 1890's

Regent St, 1920. The Shops of Old London ++ http://spitalfieldslife.com #glassslides

Regent St, 1920. The Shops of Old London ++ http://spitalfieldslife.com #glassslides

Another Lambeth picture, this time of the Thames foreshore where many people found work as labourers or sailors, shortly before the building of the Albert Embankment in 1866-9. It is part of a collection of images by William Strudwick, which are among the only surviving mid 19th-century images of a London working class district.

Dickens's London: in pictures

Another Lambeth picture, this time of the Thames foreshore where many people found work as labourers or sailors, shortly before the building of the Albert Embankment in 1866-9. It is part of a collection of images by William Strudwick, which are among the only surviving mid 19th-century images of a London working class district.

Credit: Getty Images A Marks & Spencer store in Holloway, London 1914

1914: life before war – in pictures

This row of shambles was destroyed for the extension of the Metropolitan Railway from Aldgate to Tower Hill, 1883.

This row of shambles was destroyed for the extension of the Metropolitan Railway from Aldgate to Tower Hill, 1883.

Style & glamour from the Continent, courtesy of the charming Coty girl at Selfridges legendary Beauty Hall

Style & glamour from the Continent, courtesy of the charming Coty girl at Selfridges legendary Beauty Hall

Fleet St., Victorian London, workplace of the tenacious reporter Henry Hales, whose investigation sparked the biggest scandal of the 1880s.

Fleet St., Victorian London, workplace of the tenacious reporter Henry Hales, whose investigation sparked the biggest scandal of the 1880s.

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