Collection by Jelena Sijan

Jelena Sijan
Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in Credit: Horace Warner/The Religious Society of Friends in Britain Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Portraits Victoriens, Foto Transfer, Kids Inspire, Victorian London, London Street, Interesting History

Spitalfields Nippers

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

'White Building' is now slum city in Phnom Penh Dilapidated: When the White Building was first built in Cambodia's Phnom Peng slum, it was hailed as the pinnacle of modern living - but today is little more than a crumbling ruin, where people fear the next Phnom Penh, Urban Photography, Street Photography, White Building, Slums, Urban Landscape, Abandoned Places, Architecture, Urban Decay

'White Building' is now slum city in Phnom Penh

The White Building in Cambodia’s Phnom Peng slum was once the pinnacle of modern day living but today it's one of the last monuments to the urbanized poor.

Two girls washing clothes in the street. Spitalfields nippers: rare photographs of London street kids in 1901 – in pictures Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Antique Photos, London History, British History, Fotografia Social, Foto Transfer

London East End: The pictures, taken by photographer Horace Warner 100 years ago in Spitalfields in London’s East End, were later used by social campaigners to illustrate the plight of the poorest children in London.

Orphans, oil on canvas by Thomas Benjamin Kennington, British, Kennington exhibited at the Royal Academy and his work was popular with the Victorians for its pathos and emotion. This painting is in the Tate Gallery in London. Art And Illustration, Art Ancien, Tate Gallery, Orphan, Beautiful Paintings, Oeuvre D'art, Figurative Art, Love Art, Art History

‘Orphans’, Thomas Benjamin Kennington, 1885 | Tate

Artwork page for ‘Orphans’, Thomas Benjamin Kennington, 1885 Kennington was one of the founder members of the New English Art Club in 1886, and its first Secretary. He was well known for his compelling pictures of the urban poor, although he also painted less emotive scenes from everyday life, and portraits. The rich colouring, smooth handling of paint, and subject were probably inspired by the work of the seventeenth-century Spanish artist Murillo, who also painted poor children.

struct” Series Imagines Future of Urban Sprawl is part of Vitra design museum - struct” series has more in common with the digitallyfabricated renderings of speculative architecture than documentary photography, but it illustrates… Vitra Design Museum, Art Et Architecture, Classical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Expositions, Urban Landscape, Landscape Design, Photomontage

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Vintage: new york - lower east side tenements (and we thought college dorms were tiny, ugh) Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage New York, Photographie New York, Lower East Side, Interesting History, Historical Pictures, Vintage Photographs

The american dream: the store of my ancestors, by Katie Bolander

The culture and society of the people of the United States is commonly described by using the metaphor of a “melting pot.” It assumes that the different elements from all immigrant groups “melt to…

East Londoners are made homeless during German air raids on London. (Photo by Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images). Circa 1940 (via London During The Blitz) - “The Blitz (from German, “Lightning”) was the sustained strategic bombing of Britain by Nazi. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Famous Photos, London History, British History, Le Blitz, Blitz London, The Blitz Ww2

London During The Blitz - East Enders made homeless. Photo Fred Ramage. @Deidré Wallace

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The girl has her skirt tucked into her knickers, so as not to reveal them when she goes flying around the lamp post; but in do so she gives everyone a glimpse of her suspension system