Lee Jackson

@VictorianLondon

The outpourings of Lee Jackson, Victorian enthusiast, failed librarian, novelist, &c.

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London street scene, through the looking-glass ...

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Tony Blair keeps trying, but he still can't touch me. Is that all you got, Blair? IS IT?

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near Paternoster Square on traffic island (ventilation shaft?) building.

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This guy was giving it everything he had ...

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I wonder if Tony Blair's bank account can console him for coming 2nd in the Amazon History Chart. Probably it can.

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We've seen these before, but I can't get enough ... Foots' Bath Cabinet ..

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Too Stout? > lovely font on this 1903 advert ...

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Hampstead's historical graffiti problem. There's more of it every year.

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"We met with a Fellow stark Naked from the Waste upward, Arm'd with a lusty Cudgel ..." (1709)

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American Apparel, Victorian Apparel ...

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This London street always looks like a sea of green, in summer, seen from above ... but where is it?

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Chinchilla, Grebe or Otter? Choose your fur in 1875.

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Coming soon ...

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And a cross-section of the viaduct - particularly like the pneumatic despatch tube channel engineered into middle.

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One for tunnel nerds - the service-shafts inside Holborn Viaduct.

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One for librarians everywhere - check out that vintage book trolley and floor vents ...

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Meux's Brewery - now Criterion Theatre, corner of Tottenham Court Road.

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Oxford Market (now just a street name) was a market just north of Oxford Street, until demolished in 1876.

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Marylebone Pleasure Gardens, 1780.

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Quiz Question: Who is this lady? Clue: Her business enterprise is still going strong.

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