Streets, Shops and Markets

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Victorian illustration showing ragged children playing in the water from a burst fire hydrant.

A young boy shoeblack points out a portrait of his benefactor, Lord Shaftesbury, to a younger street urchin.

Two destitute children, a boy and his little sister, beg for bread from the owner of a baker's shop.

A horse fair in Lincoln. The main street is busy with horse dealers and customers. Lincoln Cathedral rises in the…

Victorian illustration showing fiddler and his children begging in a busy street.

Horse-drawn traffic and predestrians crowd Fleet Street, London in 1848.

Victorian picture to download showing a drawing of a policeman leading a marching group of street sweepers in the snow.

Lighthearted Victorian picture showing a street trader, a gingerbread seller.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of two women on their way to market, one with a pig.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the old fish shop, established in Tudor times, that stood beside Temple…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a shoe shine boy and his customer.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a street trader selling oysters from his stall.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a street trader, a little girl selling lucifer (self-igniting) matches.

Victorian illustration from an old woodcut showing a picture of a street trader, a broom seller, crying his wares.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of the Cock Tavern, Tothill Street, London, a coaching inn. A wagon and…

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of traders and porters at Billingsgate fish market, London.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a pet shop in a poor street. The pipe-smoking shop keeper grooms…

Victorian illustration to download showing an 18th-century scene: an inn sign painter at work in a street, standing on a…

Victorian picture to download showing a man and a woman in a bookshop.

Victorian picture showing two policemen arresting a man in a city street.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of two smart, well-dressed women at a draper's shop.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a Gothic stone doorway in a street in France.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of florists at work arranging flowers.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of street traders selling toy windmills from a cart pulled by a donkey.

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a street trader, a little girl selling flowers - bunches of lily-of-the-valley.