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.
The Royal Standard, Greenwich Source Yesteryear London Zoo, 1900 Source Old London Waterloo Station, 1900 Source Dr David Turner London buses, 1900 Source Cash Drop History Tower Bridge, c 1900, shortly after the bridge's completion Source Londoninsight Binmen, 1900 Source Old London A rare colour photograph of a London street, 1900 Source History Pics The Royal Alhambra Theatre, Leicester Square (now the Odeon) Source Davenant Sunday morning, Petticoat Lane, 1900 Source London Life Bank station, 1900 Source Old London Regent Street Source Old London The Thames at the Tower of London, 1900 Source Old London Wellington Arms, Shepherd's Bush Source Old London Woodman Tavern, Battersea Source Old London A sightseeing coach tour, 1900 Source Discovering London St. Paul's and St. Martin's within Ludgate Source Londonhistorian The Old Curiosity Shop, Portsmouth Street Source Davenant Waterloo Place, Richmond Source Old London Archery in Regent's Park Source Old London Newsagent advertising the Sunday editions of Lloyds newspaper Source Old London 261 - 265 Brick Lane in 1900 Source The Ripper Piccadilly, 1900 Source Old Pics Archive One of the first London motor buses, c 1900 Source Davenant The World's largest elephant Jingo at the London Zoo Source Old London Zebra-drawn carriage parked outside The Royal Albert Hall, London, 1900. Source Historyphotographed West Ham football team in their first season Source Old London Victorian horse-drawn omnibuses at London Bridge, 1900 Source Michelle Higgs A London street, c.1900 Source Green Man Dan The Strand Source Old Pics Archive London, 1900 Source Vintage Photos Prospect of Whitby pub, Wapping Source Old London A Victorian cabmens' shelter, c.1900 Source Michelle Higgs London, 1900 Source Historical Pics Tottenham Court Road Source Londonhistorian London Bridge, when traffic jams were caused by horse-drawn carts Source City of London Views of Regent Street, c 1900 Source Green Man Dan
Last Updated 28 April 2017