The young-mans victory over the povver of the Devil,
Or, Strange and vvonderful news from the city of London
Printed for P. Brooksby at the Golden Ball near the Bear tavern in Pye-corner, 1693.
(A broadside illustrating Satan’s temptations of a studious young Londoner.)
William Hampton of the London Nomades
Labourers at Covent Garden Market
The Temperance Sweep
Workers on the Silent Highway
Photographs of London street life by Scottish photographer John Thomson.
Thomson was one of the first westerners to take photographs of the Far East. Upon his return to England in 1872, a number of his photographs of London street life were published in the magazine “Street Life in London” between 1876 and 1877.