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In Photos: London In 1932

In Photos: London In 1932

Ah, 1932... the year that gave us the art deco beauty of Broadcasting House. Battersea Power Station was still on the rise and the coolest rooftop in the city wasn't in Shoreditch, but on the banks of the Thames.

Roof of Adelaide House, 1932
Source Londonhistorian
3-masted ship 'Penang' in Millwall Docks, 1932
Source Tim Dunn
J Lyons Corner House, Oxford Street, 1932
Source Old London
Firefighters getting breathing apparatus in 1932
Source London Fire Brigade
BBC Broadcasting House, 1932
Source Old London
Arnos Grove Tube station, 1932
Source Ben Pedroche
Lord Ashfield taking the tube, 1932
Source Old London
Taxis outside Paddington Underground station in Praed Street in 1932
Source Ibtimes
London County Council tramways poster, 1932
Source Rob Baker
Arsenal supporters trying to keep warm outside Highbury before their game against Chelsea, 1932
Source Vintage Footy
15,500 volt circuit breaker at Battersea Power Station, 1932
Source The Ripper
A penny farthing race at Herne Hill, 1932
Source Old London
Pigs crossing Camden Road, 1932
Source History In Pictures
Sheep leaping over railings in Hyde Park, 1932
Source Yesteryear
Hampstead Heath Fair, 1932
Source Hibiscustea
Lincoln's Inn Fields, 1932
Source Sir William Davenant
Striking poster advertising Trooping the Colour, 1932
Source Major Laurence Roche
Smythson on Bond Street, 1932
Source Smythson
1932 Children hold a meeting to discuss their day in the countryside, for which the Hoxton Market Mission is organising an appeal fund
Source Londonhistorian
Hunger Marchers demonstrate at Marble Arch, 27 October 1932
Source Old Pics Archive
London Telephone Exhibition, Science Museum, 1932
Source Science Museum

Last Updated 19 May 2017