100-Year-Old Photos of Destitute East End Children...#cat
Spitalfields nippers: London's poorest children in the early 1900s – in pictures
Roasted chestnuts...an autumn and winter joy...
Old photo of one of my favourite pubs, The Grapes in Limehouse (from around 18something?)
Drunken women fighting on a rooftop. from The People of the Abyss, by Jack London, circa 1903
An unidentified alley in Lambeth, London c. 1860’s. Uneven cobbles, walls jutting out and leaning as if about to collapse, and is that a costermonger’s barrow at the end of the alley?
Britain's slumdogs: The ragged and filthy East End children of just 100 years ago living a life of grime
Horace Warner One of the Spitalfields Nippers Spitalfields, London, 1912
Charlie Rouse was the last of the 'Watchmen' in London before the formation of the 'Peelers' who where the world's first police force.