EDITORIAL FEATURE

London: Then and Now

A look at how London has changed in the last century

Get the time capsule treatment by taking a look at what 13 iconic London locations looked like 100 years ago, and, now that its residents have swapped their carriages for cars, what they look like today.

Holborn Viaduct, around 1880-1920

(From the collection of Rijksmuseum)

Royal Albert Hall, around 1871-1900

(From the collection of Historic England)

Royal Courts of Law, around 1870-1900

(From the collection of Rijksmuseum)

Waterloo Bridge, around 1878-1890

(From the collection of Rijksmuseum)

Trafalgar Square, around 1880-1940

(From the collection of Rijksmuseum)

Mansion House, around 1870-1900

(From the collection of Historic England)

Westminster Abbey, around 1880-1900

(From the collection of Rijksmuseum)

London Bank, around 1870-1900

(From the collection of Rijksmuseum)

Staple Inn, around 1870-1890

(From the collection of Rijksmuseum)

St Paul's Cathedral, around 1880-1900

(From the collection of Rijksmuseum)

Liberty's of London, 1924

(From the collection of Historic England)

The British Museum, around 1900-1925

(From the collection of Rijksmuseum)

Tower of London, around 1880-1920

(From the collection of Rijksmuseum)
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