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My grandfather at work.

My grandfather at work.

Petticoat Lane, London, England--my great grandfather was born here

24 Amazing Vintage Photographs That Capture Eager Crowds Surging Down Petticoat Lane Market in London from a Century Ago

Children in the Victorian Age  JUST THINK MAYBE A FEW MONTHS OF THIS FOR THE KIDS OF TODAY?  YA THINK MAYBE THE ENTITLEMENT ATTITUDE WOULD GO AWAY?

Children worked in inhumane conditions. Because of these conditions, nerve strain and eyestrain were common for young textile workers.

Fetter Lane, City Of London, Jul 1889. Showing Fetter Lane Congregational Chapel and the Steam Print Works

Fetter Lane, City Of London, Jul Showing Fetter Lane Congregational Chapel and the Steam Print Works

C1890 - the twin spans of Tower Bridge creep ever closer - read tales of the old East End here http://www.the-east-end.co.uk

The Ripper on

- the twin spans of Tower Bridge creep ever closer - read tales of the old…

Regent Street, London c 1885. Scan vintage photos with Pic Scanner app for iPhone and iPad www.picscannerapp.com

Regent Street, London c 1885 - I love this one - look at the symmetry of the buildings (and the clear road!

London, Clerkenwell, St John's Gate c.1870.

St John's Gate The historical Gentleman's Magazine was printed from offices here, so my fictional Gentleman's Periodical was printed nearby.

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