Wednesday, December 19, 2018

44 Incredible Photos Showing Victorian Era People at Work.

Barges at Brigg, North Lincolnshire, 1901

C J Kino, 164 Fenchurch Street, City of London, 1888

Charwelton Station, Northamptonshire, 1900

Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Company Limited, Alma Street, Coventry, 1897

Early Blanket Factory, Witney, Oxfordshire, 1880s

Fisher Row, Oxford, Oxfordshire, 1900

Fishermen on the Shore at Deal, Kent, 1890

Frank Cooper's Works, Victoria Buildings, Park End Street, Oxford, 
Oxfordshire, 1900

Fruit seller at Castle Green, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, 1898

King Street, Maidenhead, Windsor and Maidenhead, 1880s

 Packing fish, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, 1896

Pembroke College, Oxford, Oxfordshire, 1890s 

Post lady, Kerrier, Cornwall, 1901

 Royal Cafe, Old Hall Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, 1888

The Field Offices, Breams Buildings, City of London, 1891

 Tootal, Broadhurst and Lee Warehouse, Oxford Road, Manchester, 1900

Tower Bridge Hotel, Tower Bridge Road, Southwark, London, 1897

Two servants, Byfield, Northamptonshire, 1901

Workers at Charwelton, Northamptonshire, 1900

Workers making hay, Cornwall, 1901

A man takes a cooling drink from a stall. The vendor stands nearby on a 
crate. 1898

A view of a food stall at a fairground. The man in the centre may be 
looking after a hot fat fryer, perhaps for making chips. 1898

The Temperance Sweep' and a barefooted boy small enough to fit inside 
narrow passages. 1870s

A Victorian shellfish stall holder selling oysters and whelks. 1870s

A street locksmith mending locks at his stall on the spot. 1877

Victorian 'Mush-Fakers' and ginger beer makers with their cart. 1877

A Victorian fruit seller shouts out 'strawberries, all ripe, all ripe' 
in a London street. 1873

A street trader and shoeshine in Victorian London. 1870s

A Victorian fancy wear dealer selling ornaments from his barrow. 1870s

Bristol Tramways & Carriage Company, 1875

First electric-cables being laid in Bristol's High Street, 1893

This image from Jevington, East Sussex in 1888 shows how a cornstack was 

A group of fisherman pose on the beachfront in Sheringham in Norfolk in 

Construction of Manchester Ship Canal, 1889

J Plater's Cart, Van & Carriage Works, Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, 1900.

The Independent Bootblack, 1870s

Workers start the new Stockport Viaduct, which became the biggest brick 
structure in Europe. 1840s

Farmers on the Norfolk Broads, 1886

Butchers, 1888

Shopkeepers, 1888

Victorian children in their Sunday best get in on the picture at 
Manchester House hosier and draper, with its bunting of stockings. 1888

Circus performers bring their instruments and exotic animals to Taplow in 
Buckinghamshire in 1885

London postmen meet the Mail Train, 1898

London, A Ginger Cake Seller, Greenwich 1884.

1 comment:

  1. Excellent photographs of life in the past. We need to remember the similarities and differences between society, economies, and politics.