A Wet Night on the Thames Embankment - card posted 1903
London is generally regarded as a Roman creation.
by Dominic Perring (on the British Archaeology site) explores some recent indications of its origins.
London has a number of iconic landmarks, recognised by people all over
the world. Virtually everyone knows that Big Ben, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square are
in the British capital. But newer landmarks are becoming a prominent feature of tourist
and working London.
Images of Cannon Street
Images of Charing Cross
Images of London Bridge
Every single night there are massive productions of some of the
most famous and much loved plays, musicals, ballets and operas. You are truly spoilt for choice.
Images of Waterloo Bridge and the Embankment
Crystal Palace - card posted 1920
The Crystal Palace was constructed from iron and glass to house the Great Exhibition in 1851 at Hyde Park.
It was moved (and enlarged) to Sydenham in south London in 1854 where it stood until it burned down in 1936. The area is now
known as Crystal Palace.