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1890's Birmingham Gang Mugshots - The Real Peaky Blinders. A notorious Birmingham gang that had blades sewn into the peaks of their caps so they could use them as weapons.

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Open for Business Everything a good shirt shop should be!! 38 Lambs Designed for a British Brolly to mark the opening last week Vintage Button Card Window display

Mrs Hunt , Who sold apples for 40 years at the corner of Wood Street, Cheapside, London - 25 October 1923

Mrs Hunt , Who sold apples for 40 years at the corner of Wood Street, Cheapside, London - 25 October 1923

vintage everyday: The Streets of Old London

The Streets of Old London

Piccadilly, c. 1900 Piccadilly Circus, c. 1900 St Clement Danes, c. 1910 Hoardings in Knightsbridge, c. 1935 Wych St, c.1890 Highgate Forge, Highgate High St, 1900 Strand Yard, Highgate, 1900 Bangor St, Kensington, c. 1900 Ludgate Hill, c. 1910 Ludgate Hill, c. 1920 Ludgate Hill, c. 1910 Eyre St Hill, Little Italy, c. 1890 Seven Dials, c. 1900 At the foot of the Monument, c. 1900 Woman selling fish from a barrel, c. 1910 Walls Ice Cream Vendor, c. 1920 Muffin man, c. 1910 Dustcart, c. 1910…

Caption: "These children were subjected to horrible conditions as young chimney sweeps." [...]

Child Chimney Sweeps: A True and Shocking Tale - Child Chimney Sweeps

Back in the 1800's child chimney sweeps were subjected to unimaginable horrors daily as they worked in terrible conditions that lead to health issues and early death.

1890s homeless child

Lancashire - History - Blackburn: A History

Local historian Derek Beattie shares his pictures from Blackburn's fascinating industrial past...

The cat's meat man pushed his barrow around East End streets selling cheap meat to families as pet food. Often horsemeat, it was unfit for human consumption and sometimes even too rotten for pets. The decoration on the house marks the coronation of Edward VII.

The cat's meat man pushed his barrow around East End streets selling cheap meat to families as pet food. Often horsemeat, it was unfit for human consumption and sometimes even too rotten for pets. The decoration on the house marks the coronation of Edward VII.

Henry and Thomas James Dixon, no. 111, "Great St. Helen’s" (1886), carbon print mounted on card, from 'Relics of Old London' (Society for Photographing Relics of Old London, 1875–1886, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection)

The Photographers of 1870s London Who Documented Their Disappearing City

The idea of capturing something in photography before it disappears dates back almost to the dawn of the medium.

Female worker/s from the Tredegar ironworks in ragged clothing with protective headwear and tools, by W Clayton of Tredegar, Wales, 1865. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Female worker/s from the Tredegar ironworks in ragged clothing with protective headwear and tools, by W Clayton of Tredegar, Wales, 1865.

Women were forbidden to go down the mines in Victorian times, but could be employed in equally heavy industry on the pit face. This is one image from over 50 in an album assembled in 1865. Carte de visite 2008-40-9-1-19-001

Crowded Bus Ride in London, 1865

Victoria's Rusty Knickers

~ Boresome News Recycled - The Dreary Departed Ruthlessly Resurrected ~

Women were forbidden to go down the mines in Victorian times, but could be employed in equally heavy industry on the pit face. These two were from Wigan, England and photographed in a studio wearing work clothes c1860

Studio carte de visite portrait of Wigan pit brow lasses, 1860-70.

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