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.
London smog Source Old London Tower Bridge, 1947 Source Olde Britain Westminster Abbey Source Historyphotographed 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 Gants Hill Tube Station, 1947 Source Tim Dunn The first Norwegian Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square Source Old London Wardour Street Source Old London Walham Green (now Fulham Broadway) on a Chelsea match day Source Old London Waterloo Station approach, 1947 Source Rob Baker Trafalgar Square, 1947 Source Nika Garrett Arsenal players Wally Barnes and Archie Macauley have a well-deserved ciggy Source Flashbak.Com London, 1947 Source Aucharbon A Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London, 1947 Source Historicroyalpalaces London Underground poster, 1947 Source Huffingtonpost Someone's had some fun Source Old Pics Archive Wembley Stadium, 1947 Source Old London Soho, 1947 Source Flashbak.Com 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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