Victorian London

Victorian London: The Oxford Arms Inn which stood in a short lane leading out of the west side of Warwick Lane, where this photograph was taken from. The Inn was demolished in

Arguments Yard. Whitby Yard This is seriously Dickensian.

c 1890 Arguments Yard Whitby North Yorkshire by Frank Meadow Sutcliffe. There are more yards to be seen in the book "Whitby yards through time" by Alan Whitworth.

Abandoned. What is like half of my island is like this when I find it and this is the city part and I rebuild it! Or is this your hotel in your other story?

Here I am gathering further inspiration from nature retaking an industrial complex.

The junction of Steep Street and Trenchard Street, Bristol, 1866. John Hill Morgan (b 1833), platinum print. This view was recorded five years before Steep Street, curving away to the left, was demolished and replaced by a realigned road, Colston Street. Steep Street existed in the medieval period when it was the main road from the centre of Bristol to Gloucester.

The junction of Steep Street and Trenchard Street, Bristol, 1866 John Hill Morgan,


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Victorian London: The Oxford Arms Inn which stood in a short lane leading out of the west side of Warwick Lane, where this photograph was taken from. The Inn was demolished in

"England", looks like a very poor neighborhood, and very old - look how worn the steps are

c 1890 Arguments Yard Whitby North Yorkshire by Frank Meadow Sutcliffe. There are more yards to be seen in the book "Whitby yards through time" by Alan Whitworth.

A & J Bool, Old Houses in Wych Street (1876), formerly a continuation of Drury Lane, London, UK

A & J Bool, Old Houses in Wych Street formerly a continuation of Drury Lane, London, UK

The Poor's Churchyard, Smithfield. c. 1877

Cloth Fair, next to Smithfield Market. You can see more pictures from the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London in The Ghosts of Old London and In Search of Relics of Old London.

John Hill Morgan, OP08887

The junction of Steep Street and Trenchard Street, Bristol, 1866 John Hill Morgan,

Credit: Horace Warner/The Religious Society of Friends in Britain A view of Union Place in Spitalfields

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures

Black and noisome, the road sticky with slime, and palsied houses, rotten from chimney to cellar, leaning together, apparently by the mere coherence of their ingrained corruption.

The Saffron Hill Rookery where Dickens placed Fagin's Den Oliver Twist / London

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