30 Fantastic Photographs of London in the 1930s and 1940s

Arriving in London in 1935, the Viennese photographer Wolfgang Suschitzky is best known for his depictions of London in the 1930s and 1940s. However a photography career spanning 70 years has seen him capture many subjects, all with the same genuine affection.

The Matchbox, London, 1936
Shoe shine, Charing Cross Road, London, 1937
Lyons Corner House, Tottenham Court Road, London, 1941
Tenements, London, 1936
London, Stepney, 1934
Hurlingham Club, London, 1939
London, 1937
Street cleaner, Westminster, London, 1934
At monument station, London, 1938
Charing Cross Road, London, 1936
Festival of Britain, South Bank, 1951
Sunday morning, Oldham, 1946
Charing Cross Road, Beaumonts, London, 1937
London, Zoo, 1941
Paving, Charing Cross Road, London, 1936
East End, London, 1934
Hyde Park, London, 1934
Charing Cross Road, London, 1937
Wyndham’s Theatre, Charing Cross Road, London, 1934
London, 1945
Milkman, Charing Cross Road, London, 1935
Harrods, 1939
London Docks, 1935
Embankment, London, 1947
Charing Cross Road, London, 1936
King’s Cross Station, London, 1939
Cambridge Circus, London, 1936
Foyles, Charing Cross Road, 1936
Victoria bus station, 1939

(Photos by Wolfgang Suschitzky)

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