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Background imageShoreditch Collection: Shoreditch High Street

Shoreditch High Street Date: 1896

Background imageShoreditch Collection: LCC-LFB Shoreditch fire station, Hackney

LCC-LFB Shoreditch fire station, Hackney
Built in 1895, station B27, Shoreditch fire station, was located at 140 Tabernacle Street, near Old Street. The stations pump

Background imageShoreditch Collection: LCC-LFB Shoreditch fire station, City of London

LCC-LFB Shoreditch fire station, City of London
Built in 1895, station B27, Shoreditch fire station, was located at 140 Tabernacle Street, near Old Street, City of London. The stations spare escape ladder is parked on the station forecourt

Background imageShoreditch Collection: LCC-LFB engines and crews, Whitechapel fire station

LCC-LFB engines and crews, Whitechapel fire station
Located at 27 Commercial Road, East London, Whitechapel fire station opened in 1874. It was also a superintendent station (district headquarters) and was known as Station No 27

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Shoreditch Cottage Homes, Hornchurch, Essex

Shoreditch Cottage Homes, Hornchurch, Essex
Boys in surplices leaving the chapel at the Shoreditch Union cottage homes, Hornchurch, Essex. Opened in 1889 to house pauper children away from the workhouse

Background imageShoreditch Collection: The New Standard Theatre, 1845

The New Standard Theatre, 1845
The New Standard Theatre in Shoreditch, London, showing an equestrian spectacle taking place on stage in 1845, the year that the theatre first opened

Background imageShoreditch Collection: LCC-LFB engines and crews, Shoreditch fire station

LCC-LFB engines and crews, Shoreditch fire station
Located at 140 Tabernacle Street, City of London EC2, Shoreditch fire station was built in 1896 for the Metropolitan Fire Brigade

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Cabinet Makers in Shoreditch

Cabinet Makers in Shoreditch
A man guides a piece of wood through a large saw at a cabinet makers in Shoreditch, London. 1940s

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Photograph of Prince Of Wales PH, Shoreditch, London

Photograph of Prince Of Wales PH, Shoreditch, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Photograph of Prince Ernest PH, Shoreditch, London

Photograph of Prince Ernest PH, Shoreditch, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Face on view of the pub

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Photograph of Norfolk PH, Shoreditch (Old), London

Photograph of Norfolk PH, Shoreditch (Old), London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Face on view of the pub

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Photograph of Norfolk PH, Shoreditch (New), London

Photograph of Norfolk PH, Shoreditch (New), London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Face on view of the pub

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Photograph of Nelsons Head PH, Shoreditch, London

Photograph of Nelsons Head PH, Shoreditch, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Photograph of Marquis Cornwallis PH, Shoreditch, London

Photograph of Marquis Cornwallis PH, Shoreditch, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Face on view of the pub

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Sketch of Marquis Cornwallis PH, Shoreditch, London

Sketch of Marquis Cornwallis PH, Shoreditch, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Sketch of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Sketch of London General PH, Shoreditch, London

Sketch of London General PH, Shoreditch, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Sketch of the pub. The back of the print (available on request) details

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Photograph of Horse & Groom PH, Shoreditch, London

Photograph of Horse & Groom PH, Shoreditch, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Photograph of Duke Of Lancaster PH, Shoreditch, London

Photograph of Duke Of Lancaster PH, Shoreditch, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Photograph of Crown PH, Shoreditch, London

Photograph of Crown PH, Shoreditch, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Cartoon, Two Obadiahs, the morals of the stage

Cartoon, Two Obadiahs, the morals of the stage
Cartoon, Two Obadiahs. " Why don t you write an article on the morals of the stage? You ought to know something."

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Census entry for William Toye

Census entry for William Toye - London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Parish of St. Leonard s, Shoreditch. 1841

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Bank of England and the Royal Exchange, London

Bank of England and the Royal Exchange, London
Traffic outside the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange, London. Date: circa 1900s

Background imageShoreditch Collection: LCC-LFB engines and crews, Shoreditch fire station

LCC-LFB engines and crews, Shoreditch fire station
Located at 140 Tabernacle Street, City of London EC2, Shoreditch fire station was built in 1896 for the Metropolitan Fire Brigade

Background imageShoreditch Collection: LCC-LFB Shoreditch Fire Station firemen

LCC-LFB Shoreditch Fire Station firemen in a group photo. Date: 1927

Background imageShoreditch Collection: LCC-LFB engines and crews, Whitechapel fire station

LCC-LFB engines and crews, Whitechapel fire station
Located at 27 Commercial Road, East London, Whitechapel fire station opened in 1874. It was also a superintendent station (district headquarters) and was known as Station No 27

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Photograph of Admiral Keppel PH, Shoreditch, London

Photograph of Admiral Keppel PH, Shoreditch, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Colour Face on view of the pub

Background imageShoreditch Collection: LUMLEYS ALMSHOUSES

LUMLEYS ALMSHOUSES
A beautiful copperplate of the almshouses erected by Elizabeth, viscountess Lumley, in the pest house field at Shoreditch in 1672 but - alas - pulled down in 1822. Date: 1672 - 1822

Background imageShoreditch Collection: SELLING BROOMS

SELLING BROOMS
Selling brooms and other household articles outside Shoreditch Church, London Date: circa 1800

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Photograph of Bricklayers Arms, Shoreditch, London

Photograph of Bricklayers Arms, Shoreditch, London. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub

Background imageShoreditch Collection: London Slums - Boundary Street, Shoreditch

London Slums - Boundary Street, Shoreditch
A group of children at Boundary Street, Shoreditch - one of Londons Victorian slum areas. Date: circa 1902

Background imageShoreditch Collection: NFS (London Region) damaged Shoreditch fire engine, WW2

NFS (London Region) damaged Shoreditch fire engine, WW2
The pump escape from Shoreditch fire station (36 A 1) arrives at Lambeth workshops after extensive damage was caused following a bomb blast

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Cartoon, Mr James Willing and the Ghost

Cartoon, Mr James Willing and the Ghost
Cartoon, Mr James Willing, Jun, is busy writing another stirring drama. Our artist has caught him at that moment when the " ghost" comes in

Background imageShoreditch Collection: LCC-LFB Shoreditch fire station, near Old Street

LCC-LFB Shoreditch fire station, near Old Street
Built in 1895, Shoreditch fire station B27 was located at 140 Tabernacle Street, near Old Street. The stations spare escape ladder is parked on the station forecourt

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Hackney Union School, Brentwood, Essex

Hackney Union School, Brentwood, Essex
The Hackney Union School at Brentwood. In 1885 Hackney took over what had been the Brentwood District School, originally set up by the Shoreditch Board of Guardians in 1854 to house pauper children

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Caricature of The Two Obadiahs

Caricature of The Two Obadiahs, J Willing Senior and J Willing Junior. " What! Disgrace your family name, Jim, by writing plays! What next

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Caricature of John Douglass, Standard Theatre, London

Caricature of John Douglass, Standard Theatre, London
Caricature of John Thomas Douglass (1842-1917), manager of the Standard Theatre, Shoreditch, London, and also a playwright. 1882

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Caricature of The Two Willings, senior and junior

Caricature of The Two Willings, senior and junior. James Willing was actually a pseudonym for John Thomas Douglass (1842-1917), manager of the Standard Theatre, Shoreditch, London

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Church Extension Association Mission House, Shoreditch, Lond

Church Extension Association Mission House, Shoreditch, Lond
Children and staff outside the Church Extension Associations first mission house, at Shoreditch, East London. Date: Date unknown

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Training munition workers at Shoreditch Technical Institute

Training munition workers at Shoreditch Technical Institute
Scenes showing the training of munition workers at Shoreditch Technical Institute (run by London County Council) during the First World War

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Women being trained at an L. C. C. technical college, WW1

Women being trained at an L. C. C. technical college, WW1
Women and men together studying the theory of machine tool using at the Shoreditch Technical Institute during the First World War

Background imageShoreditch Collection: A congested street scene in Shoreditch, London

A congested street scene in Shoreditch, London
Swarming with people - and children whose only playground is the pavement - this was a typical street scene in Shoreditch where homelessness and the housing problem was at its worst in the capital

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Blitz in London -- damaged LFB vehicle, Shoreditch, WW2

Blitz in London -- damaged LFB vehicle, Shoreditch, WW2
Blitz in London -- a London fire brigade general purpose vehicle, from sub-fire station 37X, at 16-18 Paul Street, Shoreditch, with damaged bodywork and engine after being struck by debris

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Craftsman at a cabinet makers, Shoreditch, London

Craftsman at a cabinet makers, Shoreditch, London
An old craftsman finishes off a drawer with a plane, at a Shoreditch cabinet makers. 1940s

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Cabinet makers, Shoreditch, London 1940s

Cabinet makers, Shoreditch, London 1940s
Two men operate a machine at a cabinet makers in Shoreditch, London. 1940s

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Selecting timber at a cabinet makers, Shoreditch, London

Selecting timber at a cabinet makers, Shoreditch, London
A man selects a piece of wood at a cabinet makers in Shoreditch, London. 1940s

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Apprentice cabinet maker, Shoreditch, London

Apprentice cabinet maker, Shoreditch, London
An apprentice learning his trade at a cabinet makers in Shoreditch, London. c.1947

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Cabinet maker, Shoreditch, London 1940s

Cabinet maker, Shoreditch, London 1940s
A man screws doors to a cabinet or cupboard at a cabinet makers in Shoreditch, London. 1940s

Background imageShoreditch Collection: Bird market in the East End of London

Bird market in the East End of London
Men standing in the roadway outside a bird market in the East End of London. The birds are on display in numerous cages. This was possibly in Sclater Street, Shoreditch, near Bethnal Green



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