Category Archives: 4-Moment in Time

Plough Pub, Clapham

“A Moment in Time” The picture shows a busy scene at Clapham, with the shops in the foreground and trees on Clapham Common in the background. The main road is at the point where Clapham High Street changes its name … Continue reading

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Lewisham High Street and the Tram

“A Moment in Time” You have to be of a certain age to recognise all the features of this photograph which shows the point where Lewisham High Street joins onto Lee High Road. The photo is undated and so a … Continue reading

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Aldwych in 1928

Above: View looking east at Aldwych in December 1928. Photo copyright Getty images. “A Moment in Time” There must be thousands of millions of photos of London that have been taken ever since the medium was invented in the 1840s. … Continue reading

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Bridge Foot in 1616

Above: A very small part of the panorama of 1616 showing the roadway leading to the southern end of London Bridge. There are many prints of London and quite a few of them are panoramas but the print of Bridge … Continue reading

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Jamaica Road Tram

Above: View looking east along Jamaica Road which has since been re-aligned. “A Moment in Time” To paraphrase a well known expression “Yes, its Jamaica Road but not as we know it”. The problem with old photos of Jamaica Road … Continue reading

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Old Kent Road at the Kentish Drovers

Above: A ‘then and now’ view in Old Kent Road from similar view points. “A Moment in Time” The wonderful sepia photograph was taken in Old Kent Road, looking towards London. It is obvious that there was not much traffic … Continue reading

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Ravensbourne River at Southend

Above: View looking south at the curve in Bromley Road with the Tiger’s Head pub seen in the distance. “A Moment in Time” This charming view was published as a postcard some time before 1914. It looks south along the … Continue reading

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