London was a very different city in 1941. Alongside the landmarks we all recognize there were clear signs of the Blitz and the toll that war was taking on the city. From schools, to Trafalgar Square to bomb shelters and shop fronts, these photos give you an insight into the way London had to change(…)
These photos of children living through the Blitz in London kind of speak for themselves. I just wanted to share.
Following on from my fascination with the history of the London Underground earlier this week, I wanted to share this amazing video with you. It shows original footage of London in 1927 next to the same journey photographed now. It’s not just interesting to see how different things are (the number of buses vs cars,(…)
I discovered this video today and I thought it was absolutely fascinating! It is original colour video footage taken in London in 1927. It was taken by an early British pioneer of film, Claude Frisse-Greene, who made a series of travelogues using the colour process his father William – a noted cinematographer – was experimenting(…)
Teenagers in London’s Carnaby Street in the 1960s. Love those huge sunglasses! Photo was taken in 1969. Source and copyright: The National Archives: No known copyright restrictions
Above: A welder works on the deck of a new ship, Tyneside, 1943 A new exhibition opens at the Imperial War Museum London on 6th September of Cecil Beaton’s war time photography. I have a couple of tickets to give away, just comment below and let me know if you would like them. Which is(…)
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. WE HAVE ANNOUNCED THE WINNER HERE. This week’s competition prize is a vintage-style hair and makeup session with the fabulous Sabrina Lily. Sabrina is a London based hair and make-up artist, who is currently working on a West End Musical and freelancing for TV, Editorial and Bridal projects. The prize(…)