Gustave Doré’s Victorian London: A Pilgrimage

Over London – by Rail. This is probably the most famous and most often seen plate from London. The French artist Gustave Doré also imagines the city’s ruinous destiny in his visual report on the city, London: A Pilgrimage, published in 1869. The nightmare of London’s future continued to captivate artists in the 20th century. In 1869, Dore teamed up with journalist Blanchard Jerrold to produce a...

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Miracle Black & White Photos Of A Desolate And Deserted London From 1977

These fascinating photos were taken by John Goodman an Australian who made two trips to UK in the mid 1970s. These fascinating photos were taken by John Goodman an Australian who made two trips to UK in the mid 1970s. While in, as he puts it, ‘my raw early 20s’ – he pursued his interests in such things as Industrial Archaeology, science – ‘I joined the Quekett Microscopical Club (you might have to...

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Extraordinary Black And White Photographs Of London In The Early 1950s

Between 1949 and 1953, Robert Frank continually returned to Europe from his new home in New York to take photographs in France, Switzerland, Spain, and Great Britain, photographs that show the development of his uniquely humanist, poetic, and realist eye. In 1951 and early 1952, Frank visited London – “I liked the light, I liked the fog.” – and set out to photograph the...

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Inside The Crumbling Luxury Mansions Left Abandoned On London’s Billionaires’ Row

SWNS Haunting footage shows the decaying ruins of the multi-million pound mega-mansions left abandoned on Billionaires’ Row. The ultra-exclusive road, officially named The Bishops Avenue in Hampstead, North London is a 66-house street boasting some of the most valuable properties in Britain. More: Youtube h/t: sun Abandoned World Explorer Urban explorers ventured into some of its gigantic...

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The Weirdest And Bizarre Fashion Trends As Seen On The London Fashion Week 2019

Henry Nicholls/Reuters It’s no surprise London is still the most zero-fucks stop on the Fashion Month calendar. Here are some craziest designs from the London Fashion Week 2019. Henry Nicholls/Reuters Henry Nicholls/Reuters Tom Nicholson/EPA/EFE Tom Nicholson/EPA/EFE Tom Nicholson/EPA/EFE Will Oliver/EPA/EFE Grant Pollard/Invision/AP Photo Grant Pollard/Invision/AP Photo Grant Pollard/

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Stunning Color Photos Of Swinging London In The 60s

The 1960s were when London emerged as the epicentre of fashion, art and music. It was, as Philip Larkin pointed out, when sex was invented. “I lived in Oxford, England and on the Isle of Wight in the Late Sixties and this collection contains some of the sights I took time to photograph. I wish I had taken more and more that reflected the culture of the sixties,” a photographer says.

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A Fake ‘Black Mirror’ Shop Has Appeared As If By Magic In London

Nothing and nobody can escape the Black Mirror phenomenon, not even the streets of the British capital. Near Old Street station in the heart of London, a strange shop has unexpectedly appeared. Its name? Tucker’s Newsagent & Games. If that doesn’t mean much to you, its shop window should ring a few bells, as it features a ton of artefacts which make reference to Charlie Brooker’.

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“Empire Of Decadence”: Mysterious, Dark And Poetic Photo Works Of Alex Fernández

Alex Fernández is a director and photographer based in Madrid. On his Instagram account, he reveals a dark and poetic universe. Illuminated by faint night lights, his subjects remain rather mysterious. More:

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Stunning Photos From The Seventies London Motor Shows

Today, I have reversed back in time, have a look around of the seventies and parked up to stroll with you around the London car Shows that were staged at Earls Court. More: Flickr h/t:

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Moody Street Photos Of London After Dark By Luke Holbrook

Stunning street shots at night by Luke Holbrook, a talented self-taught photographer, retoucher, and urban explorer currently based in London, England. Luke focuses on urban and street photography. He is a master of night photography. Holbrook captures fantastic long-exposure photos, complete with light trails from moving cars. He uses Sony a7III camera. More: Instagram h/t:

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