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London Royal Exchange

London Royal Exchange
A postcard dating from around 1900 of the Royal Exchange by Bank station in the City of London. The building was designed by Sir William Tite and opened by Queen Victoria in 1844, so would have been a relatively recent building when the photo was taken. The building has changed relatively little since then.
Old Curiosity Shop London

Old Curiosity Shop London
A postcard of the Old Curiosity Shop London, dating from around 1900. The markings on the building, which was immortalised by Charles Dickens, says: Job stationer H. Poole Waste Paper Mechant.
London Embankment

London Embankment
A postcard dating from around 1900 showing London embankment. Cleopatra\'s needle is visible. A steamer is in the foreground on the Thames.
Tower Bridge, London

Tower Bridge, London
A postcard of Tower Bridge dating from around 1900. The bridge is open to allow what appears to be steamers or Thames barges through.
Ludgate Hill, London

Ludgate Hill, London
A postcard showing Ludgate Hill from Fleet Street, dating from around 1900. The dome of St Pauls cathedral is visible in the background.
Aldermans Hill North London

Aldermans Hill North London
A postcard dating from around 1904 showing Aldermans Hill in North London. The postcard is dated 21st May 1904. Aldermans Hill is in N14 which Palmers Green Enfield.
Houses of parliament London

Houses of parliament London
A postcard dating from around 1900 taken from the south bank of the river Thames showing the houses of parliament in London. A steamer in on the Thames.
Trafalgar Square, London

Trafalgar Square, London
A drawn postcard dating from around 1900 of Trafalgar Square in London. Nelsons column is in the centre of the picture. St Martin in the Fields is on the left hence the position is roughly facing south. The postcard depicts a street scene with horse drawn carriages