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.
St. Leonard's Church, Hoxton, 1890 Source Old London Oxford Street, 1890 Source Aucharbon Whitechapel Road and The Royal London Hospital, 1890 Source Yesteryear Piccadilly Circus, c.1890 Source Londonhistorian Women shelling walnuts, Covent Garden Market 1890 Source Old London Covent Garden Flower Sellers, c 1890 Source Old Pics Archive Caged birds in Club Row, 1890 Source Old London Looking south to Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge, 1890 Source Sir William Davenant A heavy horse-traffic day in Hyde Park, c 1890 Source Londonhistorian The ivory floor at London Docks, c 1890 Source The Ice Age London's first department store, Whiteleys, 1890 Source Old London City of London police officer, 1890 Source Old London The first telephone trunk circuit linking London to Birmingham, 10 July 1890 Source David Hay Future King Edward VII opens Stockwell Station, 1890 Source Londonist Trafalgar Square, 1890 Source Londonist Covent Garden Market in full swing, 1890 Source Londonhistorian Baked potato seller, 1890 Source Old Pics Archive Shoreditch, the notorious Nichol slum, 1890 Source Londonhistorian Blackfriars Bridge and St. Paul's Cathedral, 1890 Source Old London The drawing room at 18 Clarendon Square, 1890 Source Clc Archive A view of St. Paul's down Fleet Street, 1890 Source Tine Hreno Old Necropolis station entrance at Waterloo station, 1890 Source Amateur Casual Liverpool Street station, c.1890 Source Londonhistorian Hyde Park Hotel, Knightsbridge, 1890 Source Old Pics Archive The tube, 1890 Source Handpicked London Entrance to St. Bartholomew's Hospital, Surgery House, c.1890 Source Lindsey Fitzharris Children feeding swans, Victoria Park, Hackney, 1890 Source Old Pics Archive London prison mugshots, 1890 Source Mashable
Wych Street, c 1890 Source Old Pics Archive
Last Updated 12 April 2017