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