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Odds: A brilliant daily blog about life in the past in the East End of London. Fabulous photos and vignettes.

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Tony Hall, Photographer | Spitalfields Life

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Wych St, Spitalfeilds, approx. 1880s. Something so familiar for me about archaic old London. I'm convinced I had past lives in the East End.

The Ghosts of Old London | Spitalfields Life

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East End Photographs and Drawings - Page 113 - Casebook Forums

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Through the heart of the old East End ran the road called Commercial Road,it was built to solve the problems of the cramped slums or rookeries. The 1840s was a time when the east End problem raised its head and ideas were put to solve it, the road which had been aimed largely at slum clearance remained a white elephant in the middle of the East End, life went on as before.

GABRIELLA: CRIME TOWN .LONDON

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The Saffron Hill Rookery where Dickens placed Fagins Den in the masterpiece that is Oliver Twist / London

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The Leather Shops of Brick Lane | Spitalfields Life

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Shoreditch High Street to the Old Nichol. This was the "Jago" as portrayed in that wonderful story of the 1890's by Arthur Morrison - "A Child of the Jago"

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