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November 12, 2019

Beautiful London in 1970 Through Fascinating Color Snaps

The 1970s was a decade made for rebels, music, sport, feminism, protests, and pure unadulterated fun. The first Pride march of 1971 ended up in Trafalgar Square, the first Concorde flight to JFK airport left Heathrow in 1977.

Let's head back to the streets of London in 1970 through fascinating color snapshots taken by Harold Slatore.

"Pyjama Tops", London

All Hallows Church on Eastcheap in the City of London (Finance district) with Bowring Building on the left

Buckingham Palace and the Victoria Memorial

County Hall

Docks, River Thames

Downing Street

East India Company

Enjoying a box picnic lunch at Runnymede

Fleet Street

Houses of Parliament from the south bank of the Thames

Interior, St. Paul's Cathedral

London bridge is in the distance along the Thames

Marlboro Road

Oxford Street

Piccadilly, London

Piccadilly, London

Piccadilly, London

Piccadilly, London

Piccadilly, London

Queen Anne, St. Paul's Cathedral

St. George's Chapel

St. Paul's Cathedral from the Thames

The clipper ship, Cutty Sark, in dry dock at Greenwich, London

The Shaftesbury Memorial, topped by the statue of Anteros - Piccadilly Circus, London

The White Tower, Tower of London, from the River Thames

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

Tower of Big Ben

Tower of London

Tower of London

Tower of London

Victoria Tower, Houses of Parliament

Waiting at Gatwick

Waiting at Gatwick

Walking along the Mall, headed toward Buckingham Palace

Windsor Castle. St. George's Chapel on the left and Round Tower on the right

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