The latest tweets from 20th century london (@exploring20cldn) discover the ‘story of london’ through thousands of objects brought to you by 19 london museums, libraries and archives london. British library maps curator tom harper explores the history of london through its maps, from the beginnings of the london underground to immigration london’s turbulent 20th-century history is told particularly vividly by maps of wide diversity, appearances and purposes this article introduces.
Tasty snippets from london guide books of the 1900s. London entered the 20th century at the height of its influence as the capital of the largest empire in history, but the new century was to bring many challenges london was the largest city in the world from about 1825 until it was overtaken by new york city in 1925. Modern times in london by langdon jones at the start of the new century, london was a larger, busier place than it had ever been before.
London entered the 20th century at the height of its influence as the capital of one of the largest empires in history, but the new century was to bring many challenges london's population continued to grow rapidly in the early decades of the century, and public transport was greatly expanded. Early-20th century london in brief – early-20th century london the port of london authority subscribe to email updates to hear about new articles subscribe now chapters roman london saxons, vikings and normans london in the early middle ages london in the late middle ages tudor london.
Late-20th century london the new edwardian era was a time of peace and general prosperity for london the british empire was at its greatest and trade at a peak.