In Pictures: London In 1911

In Pictures: London In 1911

1911 was a tumultuous time for London. Civil unrest culminated in a series of strikes from rail workers, dockers and teachers, and the Siege of Sidney Street saw police officers armed with shotguns to combat Latvian revolutionaries. Check out some of the best pictures from the year below.

London Underground poster
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Arsenal goalkeeper George Burdett
Source Vintage Footy
Hippodrome Theatre
Source Old London
The unveiling of Queen Victoria's memorial on The Mall
Source Old London
Lewisham Market - Lewisham has had an established market in the same spot for over a century.
Source Yesteryear
Rail workers on strike meeting at St. Pancras, 1911
Source Alex Gordon
Euston station hairdressing salon
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A group of visiting Indian suffragettes offer solidarity, 1910
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The Siege of Sidney Street
Source Rob Baker
Queenstown Road, Battersea
Source Old London
Anchor & Hope pub, Woolwich, 1911
Source Old London
Electric Pavilion, Ritzy Cinema, Brixton
Source Old London
St. James's Club
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King Edward statue, Tooting
Source Old London
Winston Churchill (highlighted) at the Sidney Street siege, east London
Source History Today
The Oxford rowing team at the university boat race, Putney
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Edward VII drinking fountain, Whitechapel, erected by the Jewish community
Source The Ripper
Dockers on strike, London Bridge
Source Rob Baker
School strikes, Shoreditch
Source Yesteryear
The last horse-drawn omnibus from Moorgate to London Bridge
Source Old London
The Siege of Sidney Street, January 1911
Source Londonhistorian
Waterloo station
Source Rob Baker
Police issued with shotguns by order of the Home Secretary, Sidney Street, January 1911
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Rotherhithe Street
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Holloway Road
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Royal Observatory, Greenwich
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Interior of a District Line Underground carriage
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Staple Inn in Holborn
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The Unveiling of the King Edward statue, Tooting
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Last Updated 11 July 2017