Odds: A brilliant daily blog about life in the past in the East End of London. Fabulous photos and vignettes.
U.K. The streets of a ruined London after The Blitz, 1940.
Frying Pan Alley circa 1908
Remains of the Whitechapel Workhouse, Fulbourne Street, 1951
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 Saffron Hill Rookery where Dickens placed Fagins Den in the masterpiece that is Oliver Twist / London
East End butcher but this was a familiar sight up until the beginning of WW2.
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"