Cries of London, other London trades & times

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A bit of London's historic ephemora.

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The Old Fountain, Minories, London Built c. demolished 1793 Taken from Walter Thornbury’s Old & New London, 1873 Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, London Pubs, London Art, London History, British History, Asian History, Tudor History

Long Forgotten London

Old London - The Old Fountain, Minories

Architecture & PoliticsWhat a difference 400 years makes: London skyline 1616 vs. by Claes Jansz Visscher’s classic engraving of London half a century before the Great Fire, Robin. London Map, London Skyline, Old London, East London, Great Fire Of London, The Great Fire, London Drawing, Cities, London History

What a difference 400 years makes: the London skyline 1616 v 2016 – interactive

Inspired by Claes Jansz Visscher’s classic engraving of London half a century before the Great Fire, Robin Reynolds has updated the view to the present day

Covent Garden porter carrying a basket 'Eiffel Tower', by . SSPL Science and Society Picture Library Vintage London, Old London, East London, Weird Pictures, Old Pictures, London Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, London Pride

Covent Garden porter carrying a basket 'Eiffel Tower', 1928.

Covent Garden porter carrying a basket 'Eiffel Tower', 1928.

Covent Garden porter in basket carrying contest

Captivating images show a glimpse of Covent Garden through the ages

A Roman sculpture of an eagle gripping a serpent in its beak was unveiled Wednesday in London, where archaeologists found it in a construction site dig. Archaeological Discoveries, Archaeological Site, Old London, London City, Uk Capital, Eagle Statue, Roman Britain, Roman Era, Roman Sculpture
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London archaeologists find Roman eagle statue - CNN

A Roman sculpture of an eagle gripping a serpent in its beak was unveiled Wednesday in London, where archaeologists found it in a construction site dig.

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

The Cries Of London

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

Annie and Nellie Lyons, born 1895 and 1901 respectively, were the sixth and ninth of ten children of Annie Daniels. Only half of Annie’s children survived to adulthood. This is my colourised version of the early 1900 black, and white portrait.

Annie & Nellie Lyons by Horace Warner

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

Porters at Smithfield Market, After more than 800 years, London’s oldest wholesale market continues to trade from its original location. Uk History, London History, British History, Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, Smithfield Market, London People, London Market
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Some reinvented, others long lost: London's markets 100 years ago – in pictures

The Gentle Author pieces together photographs from the archives of the Bishopsgate Institute – from Billingsgate and Covent Garden, to Clare and the Hay Market

Billingsgate Market - c 1910 Vintage London, Old London, East London, London City, London History, British History, London Market, London Photos, London Pictures
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Billingsgate Market - c 1910

Mud, Flood And Blood: Photos Of London's River Thames - Flashbak Vintage London, Old London, London City, Blood Photos, London Pride, London History, River Thames, Old Port, London Photos

Mud, Flood And Blood: Photos Of London's River Thames 1895-2000 - Flashbak

ONCE upon a time, the River Thames was a working river. The docks thrived. The Ports of London was a hive of imports, business and skullduggery. No part of London has changed more than the docks. In the late 1930s, London Docks was the busiest port in the world. Forty years late, the docks were a … Continue reading "Mud, Flood And Blood: Photos Of London’s River Thames 1895-2000"

Map of Tyburn gallows and immediate surroundings, from John Rocque's map of… London History, British History, Cassandra Clare, London Drawing, Map Symbols, London Map, Gallows, River Thames, Vintage Maps
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map symbols – Making Maps: DIY Cartography

Posts about map symbols written by John Krygier

Chapel (afterwards a Warehouse) on Old London Bridge. Illustration for Knight's Pictorial Gallery of Arts (London Printing and Publishing, c London Pride, Old London, London History, British History, Architecture Drawings, Historical Architecture, Diorama, Bridge Drawing, London Drawing

Chapel (afterwards a Warehouse) on Old London Bridge

Chapel (afterwards a Warehouse) on Old London Bridge. Illustration for Knight's Pictorial Gallery of Arts (London Printing and Publishing, c 1860).

11 Unusual Architectural Details that Reveal London’s Secret History | Heritage Calling Old Maps Of London, Images Of England, Jewish Museum, Brighton And Hove, Moorish, Ancient Romans, Roman Empire, Low Key, Art Logo

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11 Unusual Architectural Details that Reveal London’s Secret History | Heritage Calling

11 Unusual Architectural Details that Reveal London’s Secret History | Heritage Calling Great Fire Of London, The Great Fire, Edwin Lutyens, The Golden Boy, Canterbury Cathedral, The Secret History, Saint James, Pilgrimage, Architecture Details
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11 Unusual Architectural Details that Reveal London’s Secret History

London is full of visual treats, not just its extraordinary mix of architecture, but what decorates its walls, entrances, recesses, corners and niches.