Cheapside, London in 1901 - the End of the Victorian Era. The name derives from an old word for market place. The area was then renowned for its shops - streets branching off of the main street were named Bread, Poultry, etc after the goods sold on them.
This street scene at the corner of Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Street shows an open-topped bus with bowler-hatted passengers. The YMCA building on the corner of Great Russell Street was erected in 1912 and replaced in the