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

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

from Hoxton Street Monster Supplies

Night Terrors

Vanquishes all dreams of future happiness and Rainbow Coloured Flying Ponies. Larger doses will induce visions of French Teachers and Orthodontists.

East London Afro-Caribbean child and mother in playground, 1952. The years between 1948 and 1962 saw the migration to Britain of several thousand Caribbean people. They were attracted by jobs in the health service, transport and catering industries. Most of them were men who were not joined by their wives and families until they had established themselves. So a Caribbean mother and child in London would have been a relatively unusual sight at this date.(Henry Grant Collection, Museum of…

from Foursquare

Town Hall Hotel & Apartments

At Town Hall Hotel. Explore London's East End like a local. By Hotelied.

A view of the River Thames as it winds through London. You can see the loop of The Isle of Dogs and Canary Wharf, the Thames Barrier, then away towards the QEII bridge at Dartford where the river widens out and becomes the Thames Estuary.