1890 in London. Queen Victoria is on the throne, the only traffic in sight is horse-drawn, and Tower Bridge is still under construction (as is the Royal Observatory). Take a look at these early photos of London, dating back over 120 years.
Covent Garden Flower Sellers, c 1890 Source Old Pics Archive Looking south to Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge, 1890 Source Sir William Davenant The drawing room at 18 Clarendon Square, 1890 Source Clc Archive Future King Edward VII opens Stockwell Station, 1890 Source Londonist Entrance to St. Bartholomew's Hospital, Surgery House, c.1890 Source Lindsey Fitzharris Oxford Street, 1890 Source Aucharbon The first telephone trunk circuit linking London to Birmingham, 10 July 1890 Source David Hay Liverpool Street station, c.1890 Source Londonhistorian Women shelling walnuts, Covent Garden Market 1890 Source Old London The Royal Observatory under construction, Greenwich, 1890 Source Old London Wandsworth Cycling Club, 1890 Source Old London Piccadilly Circus, c.1890 Source Londonhistorian Lewisham Station, c 1890 Source Old London The tube, 1890 Source Handpicked London St. Leonard's Church, Hoxton, 1890 Source Old London Trafalgar Square, 1890 Source Londonist City of London police officer, 1890 Source Old London The ivory floor at London Docks, c 1890 Source The Ice Age Shoreditch, the notorious Nichol slum, 1890 Source Londonhistorian Covent Garden Market in full swing, 1890 Source Londonhistorian Whitechapel Road and The Royal London Hospital, 1890 Source Yesteryear A heavy horse-traffic day in Hyde Park, c 1890 Source Londonhistorian London prison mugshots, 1890 Source Mashable Hyde Park Hotel, Knightsbridge, 1890 Source Old Pics Archive Children feeding swans, Victoria Park, Hackney, 1890 Source Old Pics Archive Wych Street, c 1890 Source Old Pics Archive Policeman, c 1890 Source Old London Old Necropolis station entrance at Waterloo station, 1890 Source Amateur Casual
A view of St. Paul's down Fleet Street, 1890 Source Tine Hreno
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