High Street Kensington’s roof taking shape. | 15 Victorian Photos Of The London Underground Being Built

High Street Kensington’s roof taking shape. | 15 Victorian Photos Of The London Underground Being Built

Construction of the Metropolitan and District Railway

Construction of the Metropolitan and District Railway

Break in proceedings: A group of railway construction workers, or 'navvies', pose for the camera beside a steam crane in Praed Street, Paddington

Dawn of the underground age: Fascinating archive pictures reveal backbreaking work that finally gave London the Tube

Break in proceedings: A group of railway construction workers, or 'navvies', pose for the camera beside a steam crane in Praed Street, Paddington

Opening day of Tower Bridge, June 30, 1894.  |  © National Archives

Opening day of Tower Bridge, June 30, 1894. | © National Archives

Tomb of Shakespeare, Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, UK Shakespeare's tomb lies in the chancel, a privileged position bestowed upon him when he became a lay rector in 1605. Alongside his grave are those of his widow Anne and other members of his family

Tomb of Shakespeare, Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, UK Shakespeare's tomb lies in the chancel, a privileged position bestowed upon him when he became a lay rector in 1605. Alongside his grave are those of his widow Anne and other members of his family

Readers browsing through the damaged library of Holland House in West London, wrecked by a bomb on 22 October 1940.

Readers browsing through the damaged library of Holland House in West London, wrecked by a bomb on 22 October 1940.

A V-1 flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944 [736 × 1106]

A V-1 flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944 [736 × 1106]

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