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Panorama of London circa 1890

This is a republished map laid on cloth.

  • Panorama of London circa 1890
  • Panorama of London circa 1890
  • Panorama of London circa 1890
  • Panorama of London circa 1890
  • Panorama of London circa 1890
Ref: View004, 1890, Harpers Weekly Please hover to zoom in
Published by Harpers Weekly in 1890, republished 2017, this view shows London in the latter years of the Victorian era, by indisputably the world's greatest city. The population had risen from around 250,000 in 1600 to over 4,000,000 by 1890.

London has always been a city of immigrants. Initially mainly from the rest of Britain, then from all over the world. With them came ideas and skills that were a major contribution to making London the first 'world city'.

The view shows London bridge thronged with traffic, the old bridge being demolished 60 years earlier. The view of 1616 shows the church towers and steeples dominating the skyline, now factory chimneys belching smoke have joined them, the London fogs now well and truly established. Much evidence are the railways. Pouring into London from all quarters they only added to the pollution.
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