In Pictures: London In 1926

In Pictures: London In 1926

In the south east corner of Trafalgar Square, a one-man police phone box was installed in 1926, so officers could keep an eye on large gatherings and protests. These days it is used as a storage room by the cleaners. Source Londonist
Shoreditch Station, 1926
Source Yesteryear
Commercial Road, 1926
Source History in Moments
Wolseley Buildings, Bermondsey, 1926
Source Old London
Fox hunting in Oxford Street, 1926
Source Old London
Summer sales, 1926 - London Underground
Source Buzzfeed
A commuter roller skates to work during the General Strike, 1926
Source Pinterest
Aerial shot of Waterloo station, 1926
Source Rob Baker
London tram workers queuing for their pay, High Holborn, 1926
Source Buzzfeed
Baker Street station, 1926
Source Old London
Volunteer drivers cheer after passing their driving tests during the Great Strike of 1926
Source Old London
West Ham fire station, 1926
Source Old London
Breton onion seller, London, 1926
Source Old London
Tram emerging from Kingsway Tunnel, London Embankment 1926
Source Mark Tewdwr Jones
London, 1926
Source Pinterest
Old Compton Street, 22 February 1926
Source Rob Baker
The Bird in Hand on Long Acre in Covent Garden, 1926
Source Rob Baker
Hyde Park Corner, 1926
Source Old London
Flappers, 1926
Source Youtube
A London police officer, 1926
Source Old London
A lone cyclist weaves through traffic on Embankment during the 1926 General Strike
Source Sir William Davenant
Soho Square, 1926
Source Discovering London
A female police officer chasing boys who had been bathing naked in the Serpentine, 1926
Source Aucharbon
Back in 1926, in the building where Bar Italia in Soho stands today, John Logie Baird gave the first public demonstration of how television was going to work. Source Allinlondon
Fulham groundsman trying to clear the snow at Craven Cottage before their 1926 FA Cup 3rd round tie against Everton
Source Vintage Footy
Police beginning a baton charge on demonstrating strikers 1926
Source Gagdaily
Clapham South tube station in 1926
Source Rob Baker
Patisserie Valerie in its original home in Frith Street,1926
Source Londonhistorian
Window shopping, High Street Kensington, 1926
Source Old London
Santa in South London, 1926
Source Old London

Last Updated 19 April 2017