Iconic photograph: "Wait For Me Daddy," by Claude P. Dettloff, October 1, 1940: A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother's hand to reach out for his father. (H/t Jodi P) Via: vancouverhistory.ca

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WWII goodbyes “Wait For Me Daddy,” by Claude P. Dettloff, October A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother’s hand to reach out for his father.

The Saffron Hill Rookery where Dickens placed Fagins Den in the masterpiece that is Oliver Twist, London, 19th century.

The Saffron Hill Rookery where Dickens placed Fagins Den in the masterpiece that is Oliver Twist, London, century was the birthplace of a couple of my families

Old London Bridge Elizabethan drawing

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.

Old London - The Old Fountain, Minories

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

Sir Walter Raleigh's house in Blackwall #London. It was demolished during the construction of the Blackwall tunnel

Walter Raleigh’s House London, c. Sir Walter Raleigh’s house at Blackwall, London. The house was demolished during construction of the Blackwall Tunnel

Washday: Two children, their toes poking out of their boots, tend a fire in a battered tin brazier to heat buckets and bowls of water in which to scrub clothes. The clean garments would be hung on lines strung across the street

Portraits of the Spitalfields Nippers taken by photographer in book

Cheapside, London, England. 1890's

Rare color photograph of a London Street in 1900 (via London in end of the Victorian Era. )This is Cheapside in the city of London. Statue is Sir Robert Peel.

The birthplace of Bob Hope, 44 Craigton Road, Eltham ,London. SE9

The birthplace of Bob Hope, 44 Craigton Road, Eltham ,London.

Lee Green, London. From a postcard dated 1905 by Matt the Londoner, via Flickr

From a postcard dated 1905 Lee Green in the early Century. Looking North towards Lee Road. the old tigers head is on the left and the big pub on the right is the New Tigers Head. This pub has now closed down.

Golfing on Blackheath 1910

Leisure and Recreation - Lewisham Heritage - Picasa Web Albums

1866 medieval Steep Street from the junction with Trenchard Street | by brizzle born and bred

1866 medieval Steep Street from the junction with Trenchard Street (Bristol?) How the other half lived during Victorian times

Nostalgia, Buildings

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