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.
The Royal Standard, Greenwich Source Yesteryear Prospect of Whitby pub, Wapping Source Old London Regent Street Source Old London Tottenham Court Road Source Londonhistorian The Old Curiosity Shop, Portsmouth Street Source Sir William Davenant A London street, c.1900 Source Amateur Casual A rare colour photograph of a London street, 1900 Source History Pics Sunday morning, Petticoat Lane, 1900 Source London Life Waterloo Station, 1900 Source David Turner The Royal Alhambra Theatre, Leicester Square (now the Odeon) Source Sir William Davenant Tower Bridge, c 1900, shortly after the bridge's completion Source Londoninsight Piccadilly, 1900 Source Old Pics Archive Views of Regent Street, c 1900 Source Amateur Casual London, 1900 Source Historical Pics One of the first London motor buses, c 1900 Source Sir William Davenant London buses, 1900 Source Histi Pics West Ham football team in their first season Source Old London 261 - 265 Brick Lane in 1900 Source The Ripper Archery in Regent's Park Source Old London Newsagent advertising the Sunday editions of Lloyds newspaper Source Old London Bank station, 1900 Source Old London Waterloo Place, Richmond Source Old London London Zoo, 1900 Source Old London The Thames at the Tower of London, 1900 Source Old London Woodman Tavern, Battersea Source Old London A sightseeing coach tour, 1900 Source Discovering London London Bridge, when traffic jams were caused by horse-drawn carts Source City of London The Strand Source Old Pics Archive Victorian horse-drawn omnibuses at London Bridge, 1900 Source Michelle Higgs St. Paul's and St. Martin's within Ludgate Source Londonhistorian The World's largest elephant Jingo at the London Zoo Source Old London London, 1900 Source On This Day & Facts Zebra-drawn carriage parked outside The Royal Albert Hall, London, 1900. Source Historyphotographed Wellington Arms, Shepherd's Bush Source Old London A Victorian cabmens' shelter, c.1900 Source Michelle Higgs Binmen, 1900 Source Old London
Last Updated 28 April 2017