Newspapers quite often publish photographic image galleries of London during the 20th century (perhaps sometimes from the 19th century, too, but I can't remember seeing any), and there are other sources of on-line galleries, so I thought a separate thread for them might be in order, prompted by this one:
WillMelling recently posted this one (in 'Photo of the Day'), which is worth a repost:
Olympic legacy: photographing the Lea Valley – in pictures
Dalston in the 80s
They year I graduated is 'vintage'. Great.
Plenty of Haringey ones here
Not all of these are in London, but quite a few are:
I sadly didn't get round to seeing this exhibition, but got given the book for Christmas, some good London photos there
archive of newham photos
London Metropolitan Archives and Guildhall Art Gallery have an amazing online picture archive: https://collage.cityoflondon.gov.uk
Not photographs here, but I thought I'd post it, anyway, as they're sort-of-realist paintings. Not done too well, but worth a look, I think:
^ Saw those recently somewhere else, I really like them.
Since there are no, or few, photos past a certain date we should include this too, a really magnificent archive:
Not a photograph, but the bridge south of Princess of Wales on Lea. 1872
Whitechapel Road 1910s-1930s:
Some great pictures of Stoke Newington in the 20th century:
It's especially good to see the former Green Lanes Methodist Church. I'd never seen a picture of it before.
That’s great. So weird seeing my old street in the first image... and no cars! Same amount of cats, mind.
Posted by @jonuxuk in the 'Photo of the Day' thread:
Battersea's turn (although you don't actually see that much of Battersea):
What interested me the most was Queen's Circus (just off Battersea Park) before roundaboutisation:
Also interesting that Battersea Power Station was initially built with just one side (and two chimneys) of the eventual shape. I didn't know that.
A gentleman riding an ordinary:
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