Despite the second world war being over, London life in 1947 wasn't easy. Some resorted to eating horse meat. Nonetheless, the city began to recreate itself, a new tradition with Norway began, and the standard of life slowly began to improve.
Someone's had some fun Source Old Pics Archive Westminster Abbey Source Historyphotographed A Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London, 1947 Source Historicroyalpalaces Arsenal players Wally Barnes and Archie Macauley have a well-deserved ciggy Source Flashbak.Com Walham Green (now Fulham Broadway) on a Chelsea match day Source Old London Gants Hill Tube Station, 1947 Source Tim Dunn Wembley Stadium, 1947 Source Old London Wardour Street Source Old London London smog Source Old London London Underground poster, 1947 Source Huffingtonpost London, 1947 Source Aucharbon Waterloo Station approach, 1947 Source Rob Baker The Water Rats stage a charity show at Victoria Palace, London, starring Laurel & Hardy, 1947 Source Laurel And Hardy St Paul's Cathedral and environs, London, 1947 Source Buzzfeed Soho, 1947 Source Flashbak.Com Tower Bridge, 1947 Source Olde Britain Trafalgar Square, 1947 Source Nika Garrett Effra Road change pit, Brixton, 1947 Source Old London Victoria Embankment, 1947. Source Old London Brixton. Times were tough Source London Life The 'great freeze' Source Aucharbon
Kids queue for a Santa's grotto Source Old London
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