In Photos: London In 1913

By Londonist Staff Last edited 9 months ago
In Photos: London In 1913

1913 was over a century ago but we can still recognise many of these locations today, from the busy platforms at Paddington to the match-day crowds. Buckingham Palace even got a refurb. Check out our favourite pictures from the year below.

Restaurant in Waterloo Station, 1913
Source Culturaltales
Chelsea V Tottenham, 1913
Source Old London
The last major remodelling of Buckingham Palace took place in 1913 - the top image shows the palace prior to the changes
Source Londonhistorian
Olympia Aero Show, 1913
Source Old London
The funeral cortege of suffragette Emily Davison at Piccadilly Circus on 14 of June 1913
Source Davenant
Nannies in Kensington Gardens, 1913
Source Old London
The last horse drawn tram in London, 1913
Source Old London
Stamford Bridge 1913. Chelsea v Tottenham
Source Old London
Seven Dials, 1913
Source Danielc
Westminster Bridge
Source Old London
Sloth, London Zoo, 1913
Source Zsl London Zoo
Boleyn Tavern, Barking Road, 1913
Source Disappearing London
Paddington station
Source Yesteryear
North Bank Highbury, under construction in 1913
Source Old London
Working on Tower Bridge, 1913
Source Old London
First night bus at a stop outside Piccadilly station
Source London Transport Museum
Smithfield Meat Market, 1913
Source Yesteryear
Suffragettes, London, 1913
Source Museumoflondon
England v Scotland, Stamford Bridge, 1913
Source Old London
Long Lane, Bermondsey
Source Yesteryear
Putney High Street, 1913
Source Old London
Chelsea Flower Show, 1913
Source Londonhistorian
Suffragettes on a tour of London, 24 May 1913
Source Townandcountrymag
Leicester Square, 1913
Source Davenant
St. Paul's Cathedral
Source Old London
Waterloo Place
Source Old Photos of London and the East End
Rye Lane in Peckham
Source Old Photos of London and the East End
Putney High Street
Source I Love Putney
Paddington railway station
Source Old London
Holborn Viaduct railway station
Source Old London
Swan & Edgar, Piccadilly Circus
Source Old London

Last Updated 28 February 2018