In Photos: London In 1920

In Photos: London In 1920

Feast your eyes on Electric Avenue's glorious Victorian arcades, the future site of the Millennium Bridge and the unveiling of The Cenotaph in this selection of images from London in 1920.

Buses line up to take racegoers to the Epsom Derby near Morden Underground station
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Whitechapel Hay Market
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Foyle's Novel Bookstore
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Stamford Bridge ground
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Ladbroke Grove
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Covent Garden Market
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Regent Street
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Trinity Almshouses, Mile End Road
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Tram emerging from the Kingsway Tunnel
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FA Cup Final, Huddersfield Town v Aston Villa, Stamford Bridge
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A worker inside Big Ben
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Smythson, 62 New Bond Street
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Lynedoch Street, Shoreditch 1920
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Stamford Bridge. Quite different attire to the football fans of today.
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London Underground poster for the International Advertising Exhibition at White City
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Ivory floor, London Dock
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King George V prepares to unveil the Cenotaph, Whitehall, 11 November
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Whitechapel
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Cup Final day, Stamford Bridge
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Parliament Street
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Rush for trams on the Embankment during the railway strike
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Fournier Street
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Hammersmith Broadway
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Shoreditch station c.1920
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Thames and St. Paul's from Bankside - now the site of the Millennium Bridge
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Electric Avenue, Brixton
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London Docks, 1920
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Throgmorton Street
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Ludgate Hill
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Last Updated 28 February 2018