Retro London

Retro London is a book of historical images from the Mary Evans Photo Library depicting the development of the city and the life of its people from the start of the 20th Century to the Swinging Sixties.

 This book is beautifully presented in a padded hardcover format with over 300 unique images.

 Retro London reflects life in several important eras, including the War Years, Between the Wars, Surviving the Blitz and Post-war London, as well as chapters on Sports and Recreation and Iconic London.

Lucinda Gosling

Lucinda Gosling is an historian and chief archivist for the Mary Evans Picture Library.

She studied history at the University of Liverpool and has contributed articles on illustration, royal history and WWI to various publications and is the author of Brushes and Bayonets, a survey of Great War cartoons from the Illustrated London News archive.

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  • Take a walk back in time with this collection of amazingly evocative photographs of one of the great cities in the world.
  • London’s unique transport system – tube, trains, buses, trams, taxis, traffic jams, horse drawn transport, and the advent of motorised transport.
  • From busy thoroughfares like Oxford Street to the essential character of areas such as Brick Lane – shoppers, tramps, street hawkers, children playing, police, tourists, markets etc.
  • A beautifully presented gift.