In Pictures: London In 1911

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In Pictures: London In 1911

1911 was a tumultuous time for London. Civil unrest culminated in a series of strikes from rail workers, dockers and teachers, and the Siege of Sidney Street saw police officers armed with shotguns to combat Latvian revolutionaries. Check out some of the best pictures from the year below.

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Source BuzzfeedThe last horse-drawn omnibus from Moorgate to London Bridge
Source Old LondonAnchor & Hope pub, Woolwich, 1911
Source Old LondonThe Siege of Sidney Street, January 1911
Source LondonhistorianPolice issued with shotguns by order of the Home Secretary, Sidney Street, January 1911
Source Old LondonWinston Churchill (highlighted) at the Sidney Street siege, east London
Source History TodayThe unveiling of Queen Victoria’s memorial on The Mall
Source Old LondonEuston station hairdressing salon
Source LondonhistorianHippodrome Theatre
Source Old LondonKing Edward statue, Tooting
Source Old LondonRail workers on strike meeting at St. Pancras, 1911
Source Alex GordonQueenstown Road, Battersea
Source Old LondonA group of visiting Indian suffragettes offer solidarity, 1910
Source History In PicturesEdward VII drinking fountain, Whitechapel, erected by the Jewish community
Source The RipperThe Siege of Sidney Street
Source Rob BakerWaterloo station
Source Rob BakerArsenal goalkeeper George Burdett
Source Vintage FootyElectric Pavilion, Ritzy Cinema, Brixton
Source Old LondonDockers on strike, London Bridge
Source Rob BakerSchool strikes, Shoreditch
Source YesteryearSt. James’s Club
Source Hilary ChaplinThe Oxford rowing team at the university boat race, Putney
Source LondonhistoriansLewisham Market – Lewisham has had an established market in the same spot for over a century.
Source YesteryearRotherhithe Street
Source Holloway Road
Source Royal Observatory, Greenwich
Source Interior of a District Line Underground carriage
Source Staple Inn in Holborn
Source The Unveiling of the King Edward statue, Tooting

Last Updated 11 July 2017

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