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