Film of London in 1926

I spent a good hour or so going through old videos of England taken in the 1920s. Of all of them, my favorite was a film made of London in 1926 — the same year Queen Elizabeth II was born — which I’ve embedded within the article. I absolutely love watching the people back then just imagining what it would have been like to live in such a different era to our own.

July 14, 2013

The Journal of Nathaniel Bryceson

The other day I stumbled upon a very interesting website put together by the City of Westminster, London. It is a digitalization of the journal of Nathaniel Bryceson, an early Victorian clerk. The journal was written in 1846 when Nathaniel was nineteen years old. The online version as posted on the website for the City … more →

January 25, 2010

Videos of Victorian London Street Life

Here are a couple of videos that I found interest to watch. They are videos of people walking about in the late 19th century and early 20th century.

January 15, 2010