London’s Life of the 1950s

These monochrome images of the threadbare postwar years of London from a series of postcards published by Charles Skilton. London’s Life of the 1950s London’s Life of…

Wonderful Vintage Photos Show English-African Beauties on London Streets in the 1960s and 1970s

Fashionable beauties on London’s streets from 40-50 years ago.

The Teds: Vintage Photos of Dapper Teddy Boys and Girls From the 1950s

During the 1950s, a distinct and trendy subculture emerged in Britain. Young men of this era embraced a revival of Edwardian fashion, a style that had faded…

30 Fabulous Vintage Photographs Give a Unique Perspective on the People and Streets of London in the 1950s_TOT

A keen photographer since childhood, Allan Hailstone’s beautiful images are a tribute to London at what he remembers as a magical time. Fogs, Soho at night, the…

24 Fascinating Black and White Photos Capture Daily Life in London in 1964_TOT

Casparus Bernardus Oorthuys (1 November 1908 – 22 July 1975), known as Cas Oorthuys, was a Dutch photographer and designer. Oorthuys first took up photography after he…

Everyday Life in England During the 1950s-60s Through John Gay’s Lens_TOT

John Gay, born Hans Göhler (1909-1999), came to England in 1935. He was one of the generation of German emigres who made a contribution to British culture…

20 Vintage Photographs Capture the Gritty Reality of Life in London’s East End During the 1960s_TOT

Between 1963 and 1969, Steve Lewis, a former photographer for The Sun and the Newham Recorder, captured the East End of London in all its dilapidated glory. As the images…

26 Funny Vintage Photographs of People Playing Leapfrog From Between the 1920s and 1950s_TOT

Leapfrog is a game in which players in turn vault with parted legs over the backs of others who are bending down. Games of this sort have…

26 Enchanting Color Photographs That Show What Life Was Like in Britain from the 1950s_TOT

Britain in 1950 was different, in many ways, from Britain today. The most obvious difference was in the physical fabric of the country. In 1950 the legacy…

31 Amazing Photos of the London Underground From the 1950s and 1960s_TOT

Here is an amazing photo collection that shows underground system in London from between the 1950s and 1960s. 1. London Underground rat-catchers with their net and ferrets,…