Despite the second world war being over, London life in 1947 wasn't easy. Some resorted to eating horse meat. Nonetheless, the city began to recreate itself, a new tradition with Norway began, and the standard of life slowly began to improve.
London Underground poster, 1947 Source Huffingtonpost Someone's had some fun Source Old Pics Archive London, 1947 Source Aucharbon The Water Rats stage a charity show at Victoria Palace, London, starring Laurel & Hardy, 1947 Source Laurel and Hardy London smog Source Old London Wembley Stadium, 1947 Source Old London Arsenal players Wally Barnes and Archie Macauley have a well-deserved ciggy Source Flashbak.com Gants Hill Tube Station, 1947 Source Tim Dunn Wardour Street Source Old London Police officers rescuing residents in a flooded street in Clapton Source Old London Waterloo Station approach, 1947 Source Rob Baker Disabled ex-servicemen working in the British Legion Poppy factory in Richmond Source Old London A Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London, 1947 Source Historicroyalpalaces The first Norwegian Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square Source Old London Soho, 1947 Source Flashbak.com St Paul's Cathedral and environs, London, 1947 Source Buzzfeed Effra Road change pit, Brixton, 1947 Source Old London Millwall, The Den, 1947 Source Old London Tower Bridge, 1947 Source Olde Britain Walham Green (now Fulham Broadway) on a Chelsea match day Source Old London Trafalgar Square, 1947 Source Nika Garrett Victoria Embankment, 1947. Source Old London Brixton. Times were tough Source London Life The 'great freeze' Source Aucharbon Romford market, 1947 Source Old London Kids queue for a Santa's grotto Source Old London
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