Monday, September 24, 2012

Dogs of Old London

Spitalfields Life has a fine gallery of old London dog photographs, from the Kennel Club archive no less where they were deposited by collector Libby Hall.

I picked up a couple of SE London photos from this selection. This one is by W.Pearce, 422 Lewisham High Street:

And this one was taken by James Crowhurst, 50 London Road, Forest Hill. His studio was there from 1894 to 1899, so we can confidently date this as being from the late 19th century:


Anonymous said...

great pictures, thanks trans

Deptford Pudding said...

That boy is wearing spats! Bring back spats I say.