Images of a Lost England 1870-1930.

Children in a country lane in Dinton, Buckinghamshire in 1904.
Images of 19th- and 20th-century England show reality of rotting houses and poverty as well as grand old buildings.
Philip Davies, an architectural historian, spent seven years trawling through the photographs, compiling the best 1,500 into a 558-page book entitled Lost England.
Ironmongers of Maidenhead, Berkshire, 19oo.


The flooded Lake Street in New Hinksey, Oxfordshire in 1890.
Source: Lost England – photographs from 1870 to 1930 | UK news | The Guardian

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