The Victorians didn't have camera phones, making these snaps below all the more special. Some areas still look familiar to Londoners today, while other aspects are so alien, they look like a film set. See the first ever West Ham football team, horse-drawn buses, and a Victorian cabman's shelter.
Waterloo Station, 1900 Source David Turner St. Paul's and St. Martin's within Ludgate Source Londonhistorian The Old Curiosity Shop, Portsmouth Street Source Sir William Davenant Prospect of Whitby pub, Wapping Source Old London Newsagent advertising the Sunday editions of Lloyds newspaper Source Old London The Royal Standard, Greenwich Source Yesteryear A London street, c.1900 Source Amateur Casual The Thames at the Tower of London, 1900 Source Old London Wellington Arms, Shepherd's Bush Source Old London London Zoo, 1900 Source Old London A sightseeing coach tour, 1900 Source Discovering London Piccadilly, 1900 Source Old Pics Archive Tottenham Court Road Source Londonhistorian Archery in Regent's Park Source Old London The Royal Alhambra Theatre, Leicester Square (now the Odeon) Source Sir William Davenant Sunday morning, Petticoat Lane, 1900 Source London Life London Bridge, when traffic jams were caused by horse-drawn carts Source City of London Zebra-drawn carriage parked outside The Royal Albert Hall, London, 1900. Source Historyphotographed Victorian horse-drawn omnibuses at London Bridge, 1900 Source Michelle Higgs 261 - 265 Brick Lane in 1900 Source The Ripper Tower Bridge, c 1900, shortly after the bridge's completion Source Londoninsight Woodman Tavern, Battersea Source Old London West Ham football team in their first season Source Old London The World's largest elephant Jingo at the London Zoo Source Old London The Strand Source Old Pics Archive Bank station, 1900 Source Old London Views of Regent Street, c 1900 Source Amateur Casual London, 1900 Source Historical Pics Waterloo Place, Richmond Source Old London London, 1900 Source On This Day & Facts Binmen, 1900 Source Old London London buses, 1900 Source Histi Pics A Victorian cabmens' shelter, c.1900 Source Michelle Higgs Regent Street Source Old London One of the first London motor buses, c 1900 Source Sir William Davenant A rare colour photograph of a London street, 1900 Source History Pics
Last Updated 28 April 2017