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