London In The Late 19th Century: Colorized Photochroms Capturing London In 1890s

In the 19th-century, London became the hub of international finance and trade. The construction of Underground London was started, a modern sewer system, bridges, and many new roads were built. The population of the largest city in Britain grew from one million to 6.2 million. The Great Exhibition of 1851 was held at The Crystal Palace, and it attracted visitors from across the globe. As the middle-class population moved out to the suburbs, markets, theaters, and new districts were built in those places. These colorized photochroms show streets, roads, museums, landmarks, and everyday life of London in the late 19th century. Vote your favorites, and don’t forget to share.

#39 Houses of Parliament, St. Stephen’s Hall (Interior), London

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