Vanishing London | Spitalfields Life

Williamson’s Hotel, New Court, City of London

In 1906, F G Hilton Price, Vice President of the London Topographical Society opened his speech to the members at the annual meeting with these words – ‘We are all familiar with the hackneyed expression ‘Vanishing London’ but it is nevertheless an appropriate one for – as a matter of fact – there is very little remaining in the City which might be called old London … During the last sixty years or more there have been enormous changes, the topography has been…

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6 thoughts on “Vanishing London | Spitalfields Life

  1. Absolutely wonderful old photos. So much of old London has vanished. Given the bombing, and slum clearance, that is understandable. However, so much still remains. You just have to look for it, and search it out.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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