Gobbets of the week #11

Here are links to the top 10 gobbets of London history that caught our eye this week:

1. Soho stories: six decades of sex, drugs and rock’n’roll. 

2. London’s Dreary Dockland: Dame Clara Butt sings at the Savoy, 1923.

3. Smog in the City, 1952.

4. Snuff said: a visit to Fribourg & Pontet, tobacconists of Pall Mall. 

5. Remarkable artworks from Roman London.

6. John Wilkes and the St George’s Fields Massacre of 1768. 

7. The Streets under the Barbican

8. A Wapping boatman, 1938, 

9. 16 fabulous colour photos of a weekend in London, 1959. 

10. Walking London on VE Day, 1945 & 2015.


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