24 Fascinating Photos Showing Life in London in 1964

London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom. 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, its ancient core and financial centre,Continue reading “24 Fascinating Photos Showing Life in London in 1964”

21 Candid Photographs of Freddie Mercury’s Final Public Appearance at the 1990 Brit Awards

It was the final official public appearance from Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, at the 11th Brit Awards, held on February 18, 1990 at Earls Court, London. Privately, the other members of Queen were aware that their enigmatic bandmate and friend was gravely ill, but this was not public knowledge at the time. Rumors about Mercury’sContinue reading “21 Candid Photographs of Freddie Mercury’s Final Public Appearance at the 1990 Brit Awards”

60 Wonderful Photos Showing Life in London During the 1970s

London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom. 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, its ancient core and financial centre,Continue reading “60 Wonderful Photos Showing Life in London During the 1970s”

40 Incredible Photos Showing the Interior of the R.M.S. Mauretania During Its Launching in 1906

RMS Mauretania was an ocean liner designed by Leonard Peskett and built by Wigham Richardson and Swan Hunter for the British Cunard Line, launched on the afternoon of 20 September 1906. She was the world’s largest ship until the launch of RMS Olympic in 1910. Mauretania became a favourite among her passengers. She captured theContinue reading “40 Incredible Photos Showing the Interior of the R.M.S. Mauretania During Its Launching in 1906”

19 Vintage Historical Photos Showing the River Thames During the 1910s and 1920s

The River Thames, known alternatively in parts as the River Isis, is a river that flows through southern England including London. At 215 miles (346 km), it is the longest river entirely in England and the second-longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn. It flows through Oxford (where it is commonly called theContinue reading “19 Vintage Historical Photos Showing the River Thames During the 1910s and 1920s”

38 Incredible Photos Showing Life in London During the 1930s

London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom. 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, its ancient core and financial centre,Continue reading “38 Incredible Photos Showing Life in London During the 1930s”

45 Amazing Photos of Bristol, England during the Early 1970s

Bristol is a city, ceremonial county and unitary authority in England. Situated on the River Avon, it is bordered by the ceremonial counties of Gloucestershire, to the north; and Somerset, to the south. Bristol is the most populous city in South West England.[6] The wider Bristol Built-up Area is the eleventh most populous urban areaContinue reading “45 Amazing Photos of Bristol, England during the Early 1970s”

17 Haunting Mugshots of Women in the Early 1900s

Here’s what looked like the British criminal women in the 1900s! These vintage mugshots are a selection from a photo album of prisoners, brought before the police court of North Shields. Most of these women were arrested for shoplifting and larceny. (Photos from Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums)

Christmas Truce 1914: Amazing Photos of British and German Troops Meeting in No Man’s Land on the Western Front

The Christmas truce (German: Weihnachtsfrieden; French: Trêve de Noël; Dutch: Kerstbestand) was a series of widespread unofficial ceasefires along the Western Front of the First World War around Christmas 1914. The truce occurred five months after hostilities had begun. Lulls occurred in the fighting as armies ran out of men and munitions and commanders reconsideredContinue reading “Christmas Truce 1914: Amazing Photos of British and German Troops Meeting in No Man’s Land on the Western Front”