Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

16/8/2012

Lost London revealed in all its sepia glory as British Film Institute releases images from its archives

It was a time where there were fewer skyscrapers and the London Eye was still 70 years away – but these fascinating images show that parts of the capital have barely changed in seven decades. A newly-released archive from the British Film Institute documents the changing face of London in the early 1920s through evocative sepia-tinged images. Familiar landmarks like Big Ben, Tower Bridge and St Paul’s are all in there, and even the Olympic stadium from the 1908 Games. for more click here

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