In Pictures: London In 1926

By Londonist Staff Last edited 19 months ago
In Pictures: London In 1926

Window shopping, High Street Kensington, 1926
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Fox hunting in Oxford Street, 1926
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London tram workers queuing for their pay, High Holborn, 1926
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Shoreditch Station, 1926
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Santa in South London, 1926
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London, 1926
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Back in 1926, in the building where Bar Italia in Soho stands today, John Logie Baird gave the first public demonstration of how television was going to work. Source Allinlondon
Wolseley Buildings, Bermondsey, 1926
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Patisserie Valerie in its original home in Frith Street,1926
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Police beginning a baton charge on demonstrating strikers 1926
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A female police officer chasing boys who had been bathing naked in the Serpentine, 1926
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Baker Street station, 1926
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Hyde Park Corner, 1926
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A lone cyclist weaves through traffic on Embankment during the 1926 General Strike
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Flappers, 1926
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A commuter roller skates to work during the General Strike, 1926
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Breton onion seller, London, 1926
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Volunteer drivers cheer after passing their driving tests during the Great Strike of 1926
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The Bird in Hand on Long Acre in Covent Garden, 1926
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Aerial shot of Waterloo station, 1926
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West Ham fire station, 1926
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A London police officer, 1926
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Clapham South tube station in 1926
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In the south east corner of Trafalgar Square, a one-man police phone box was installed in 1926, so officers could keep an eye on large gatherings and protests. These days it is used as a storage room by the cleaners. Source Londonist
Commercial Road, 1926
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Summer sales, 1926 - London Underground
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Fulham groundsman trying to clear the snow at Craven Cottage before their 1926 FA Cup 3rd round tie against Everton
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Tram emerging from Kingsway Tunnel, London Embankment 1926
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Soho Square, 1926
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Old Compton Street, 22 February 1926
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Last Updated 19 April 2017