Posted by: hiddenlondon | November 18, 2014

We’re Reading…Lost London 1870 – 1945 by Philip Davies

Published originally in 2009, this book remains a must for any Londonphile.  Using an incredible archive of photographs from English Heritage, the book explores what London was like before the major redevelopments of the 20th century.  It is a spectacular and fascinating record of some amazing architecture, but it is the people (many looking straight at the camera), who are often the most haunting.



  1. I love old photos – this looks like a great book!

    • Hi Helena, thanks for reading and commenting – great to have you on here!

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