19 Vintage Photos and the Story of Mary Hopkin Met The Beatles in London in 1968

The singer Mary Hopkin’s appearance on television talent show “Opportunity Knocks” was broadcast on May 5, 1968. Her performance led to a contract with The Beatles’ Apple Records, and the multi-million selling debut single Those Were The Days. The edition of “Opportunity Knocks” was shown just two days after Hopkin’s 18th birthday. The program showcasedContinue reading “19 Vintage Photos and the Story of Mary Hopkin Met The Beatles in London in 1968”

The Godmother of Goth: 40 Vintage Photos That Show the Classic Goth Look of Siouxsie Sioux From Late-1970s British Punk

She became the icon of Goth girls everywhere, a mantle she didn’t accept or relish, but nonetheless Siouxsie Sioux is synonymous with goth style, even being referred to as the ‘Godmother of Goth’. Born Susan Janet Dallion, the front woman of Siouxsie and the Banshees took the group’s name from the Vincent Price horror movieContinue reading “The Godmother of Goth: 40 Vintage Photos That Show the Classic Goth Look of Siouxsie Sioux From Late-1970s British Punk”

24 Incredible Photos That Show London During the 1930s

London in the 1930s tried to be cleaner, more modern and efficient. It was increasingly a city of electric lighting and motor vechicles, rather than gas lighting and horse-drawn vehicles. The Capital’s old problems were being tackled by new public bodies. The London Passenger Transport Board was created in 1933 as a way of bringingContinue reading “24 Incredible Photos That Show London During the 1930s”

15 Wonderful Vintage Photos Showing London in the Late 1950s

London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom with a total population of 9,002,488. It stands on the River Thames in south-east England at the head of a 50-mile (80 km) estuary down to the North Sea, and has been a major settlement for two millennia. The City of London,Continue reading “15 Wonderful Vintage Photos Showing London in the Late 1950s”

21 Vintage Photos Showing London Street Style in the 1970s and 1980s

London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom with a total population of 9,002,488. It stands on the River Thames in south-east England at the head of a 50-mile (80 km) estuary down to the North Sea, and has been a major settlement for two millennia. The City of London,Continue reading “21 Vintage Photos Showing London Street Style in the 1970s and 1980s”

25 Vintage Photos of Jaguar Cars in England During the 1980s and Early 1990s

Jaguar is the luxury vehicle brand of Jaguar Land Rover, a British multinational car manufacturer with its headquarters in Whitley, Coventry, England. Jaguar Cars was the company that was responsible for the production of Jaguar cars until its operations were fully merged with those of Land Rover to form Jaguar Land Rover on 1 JanuaryContinue reading “25 Vintage Photos of Jaguar Cars in England During the 1980s and Early 1990s”

47 Color Photos Show Classic Cars on London Streets during the 1950s

London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom with a total population of 9,002,488. It stands on the River Thames in south-east England at the head of a 50-mile (80 km) estuary down to the North Sea, and has been a major settlement for two millennia. The City of London,Continue reading “47 Color Photos Show Classic Cars on London Streets during the 1950s”

18 Amazing 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.”-Continue reading “18 Amazing Black and White Photographs of London in the Early 1950s”

30 Vintage Photos of the London Underground From Between the 1910s and 1930s

The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a rapid transit system serving Greater London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom. The Underground has its origins in the Metropolitan Railway, the world’s first underground passenger railway. OpenedContinue reading “30 Vintage Photos of the London Underground From Between the 1910s and 1930s”