Category: Streets

1865 – A Thaw in the Streets of London

The frequent and sudden changes of temperature in the last few weeks have made an extraordinary difference in the aspects of London street-traffic from day to day. We lately gave an illustration of the...

Soho Square, London in 1700

Scanned from ‘Old and New London – Its History, its people and its places’, published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. 1878. Built in the late 1670s, Soho Square was in its early years...

The King’s Mews, London, 1750

Scanned from ‘Old and New London – Its History, its people and its places’, published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. 1878. The first set of stables to be referred to as a mews...

Titus Oates in the Pillory

Scanned directly from ‘Old and New London – Its History, its people and its places’, published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. 1878. Illustration of Titus Oates in the Pillory. The Popish Plot was...

Waterloo Place

Waterloo Place & Part of Regent Street, 1828. From ‘London in the 19th Century’ by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd.

Ivy Bridge Lane

This illustration depicts Ivy Bridge Lane – a typical gloomy Victorian London Street.

Old Houses in Wych Street

Wych Street was a street in London, roughly where Australia House now stands on Aldwych. It ran west from the church of St Clement Danes on the Strand to a point towards the southern...