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Historygirl Sep 26
When Gran used to look after the kids in the '30's
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Historygirl Sep 26
With the repeal of the newspaper tax in 1855, there was a dramatic expansion of newspaper production in Fleet Street, and the "penny press" (newspapers costing one penny) became popular during the 1880s. Photo taken 1890
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Historygirl Sep 23
Painting the Eiffel Tower in 'the good old days' before health and safety in 1932
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Historygirl 23h
Five young girls enjoying the last days of summer in 1908. Every time I see this picture I can't help thinking how the two girls on the left really remind me of the girls from 'The Railway Children!'
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Historygirl Sep 26
Kiddo was the first cat to take to the air over the Atlantic Ocean in 1910 in Walter Wellmans airship. Unfortunately the trip was abandoned halfway through and the crew had to be rescued. Everyone survived including Kiddo the cat!
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Historygirl 21h
A young girl and her chicken cart 1910.
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Historygirl Sep 22
In 1910 Etheldreda Laing was a well known Edwardian photographer known for her work in colour photography, particularly photographs of her daughters. This photograph would be one of the earliest colour photographs ever taken, it is not colourised.
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Historygirl Sep 25
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Historygirl Sep 26
Hansom cabs was a quick and nimble way for gentleman to travel around London. This one waiting to pick up a fare outside Charing Cross Station in 1895
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Historygirl Sep 26
I love the joy in this photograph taken by Frank Meadow Sutcliffe in 1887. Three friends enjoying a joke.
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Marsha O'Mahony 12h
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Historygirl Sep 22
The smallest shop in London, occupied by a cobbler, at 4 Bateman Street, Soho. The shop was six feet long, five feet high and two feet deep, the rent three pounds a week, it was occupied for over twenty years.
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Historygirl 13h
Acrobats on top of the Empire State Building 1934.
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Historygirl Sep 24
Looking across the Thames pass the warehouses to St.Pauls which dominated the London skyline. Taken 1870.
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HistoryandHeritageYorkshire Sep 26
This is a fascinating image from the historic photograph collection of the . Circa 1910, it shows children paddling at watching a fisherman at work.
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Historygirl Sep 22
Rush Hour in London in 1865
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Historygirl Sep 24
Edwardian ventriloquist and very creepy dummy, c1905
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Historygirl Sep 24
A stereoscopic image. They were introduced by Sir David Brewster at the Crystal Palace Exhibition in 1850 and by 1890 the production of cards was fully industrialised, and could be bought from booksellers. This one showing a WW1 nurse in a field hospital.
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Historygirl 22h
This image titled “During the reed harvest” and shows a reed cutter at work with his long handled scythe. A hunched figure sits in a reed lighter waiting to transport the prepared bundles away. Taken by Peter Henry Emerson in 1886 Colourised by JMcolours
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Historygirl Sep 26
Cane Cutters on a sugar plantation in Jamaica 1880
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