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Ceyda Arınç
Ceyda Arınç
08/08/2016
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The world’s largest ever London photography and art collection, is now online. London Picture Archive holds 250,000 old London visuals and contains more than a thousand maps leading up to the 15th century.  Anyone who is a London enthusiast or eager to find old London photos can search for past images and explore streets through interactive maps.

Photo:http://collage.cityoflondon.gov.uk/gallery

 

Collage website brings together a quarter of a million in the image on an easily searchable database. Images were obtained from the Guildhall Art Gallery and London Metropolitan.

 

Foto:http://collage.cityoflondon.gov.uk/gallery

Foto:http://collage.cityoflondon.gov.uk/gallery

One excellent property is the interactive map that shows the location of the photos. Old photographs and maps can be easily found with the feature.

Photo: londonist

Photo: londonist

In addition to this,  you can search in categories such as Shakespeare and London:

Photo:http://collage.cityoflondon.gov.uk/gallery

Photo:http://collage.cityoflondon.gov.uk/gallery

Modern city London enjoys settlement since the Bronze Age. Taken from the tourist point of view, London indulges in quite flattering details such as being the world’s most visited city, hosting 2012 Olympics and having the world’s oldest underground railway.

 

 

 

 

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