Boats on the Thames at Tower Bridge, London, c 1890s., Gale
Boats on the Thames at Tower Bridge, London, c 1890s. by Gale. Museum quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, canvases, postcards and mugs. SSPL Science and Society Picture Library
A diver at work unloading a sunken barge loaded with 55 tons of...
A diver at work unloading a sunken barge loaded with 55 tons of Manganite which sank in the Limehouse Cut - a canal connecting the River Lea with the Thames at Poplar.
Street Life In London: 'Careful Observations Among The Poor' In 1877 (35 Photos) - Flashbak
In 1877 John Thompson toured London with a camera. With journalist Adolphe Smith, Thompson would record working-class London. PREFACE. IN presenting to the public the result of careful observations among the poor of London, we should perhaps proffer a few words of apology for reopening a subject which has already been amply and ably treated. … Continue reading "Street Life In London: ‘Careful Observations Among The Poor’ In 1877 (35 Photos)"
Spectacular Photos of London's Lost East End In Kodachrome - Flashbak
David Granick’s (1912-80) Kodachrome photographs of London in the 1960s and 1970s are sensational. Here are more from Granick’s legacy of more than 3000 colour slides of a London now only glimpsed. More here. Via: Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives , The East End in Colour 1960-80 edited by Chris Dorley-Brown and published by Hoxton Minipress.
River Thames at Horseferry Stairs: 20th century, George Davison Reid
River Thames at Horseferry Stairs: 20th century by George Davison Reid. Museum quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, and canvases. Museum of London
Mud, Flood And Blood: Photos Of London's River Thames 1895-2000 - Flashbak
ONCE upon a time, the River Thames was a working river. The docks thrived. The Ports of London was a hive of imports, business and skullduggery. No part of London has changed more than the docks. In the late 1930s, London Docks was the busiest port in the world. Forty years late, the docks were a … Continue reading "Mud, Flood And Blood: Photos Of London’s River Thames 1895-2000"
Ratcliff wharves. - Crime and punishment
Ratcliff was an area on the Wapping waterfront. During the 19th and early 20th centuries it was a notorious slum containing seedy dance halls and down-market brothels. The area was inhabited by sailors, prostitutes, watermen and dockers from the nearby docks.
Dockers at work on Butlers Wharf; C1910
Dockers at work on Butlers Wharf; C1910 by . Museum quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, and canvases. Museum of London
The Ways After The Launch Of HMS 'Cornwallis' At Blackwall | Science Museum Group Collection
A photograph entitled 'The Ways After the Launch of HMS Cornwallis at Blackwall', taken by Edgar Tarry Adams in July 1901. The photograph shows the slipway used to launch the HMS 'Cornwallis' into the River Thames at Blackwall, London.