These stunning images were taken by Charles Weever Cushman, an amateur photographer, during his holiday in London with his wife in 1961. The bustling life in the capital city was captured vividly through them. Let’s take a look back:
Swarm on Bell lane.
Shepherd Market, Mayfair.Guards on sentry at St. James’s Palace.
Piccadilly Circus at night.
The Old Curiosity Shop.
New Gouldston Street.
Aldgate Huckster drawing a crowd’s attention.
St. Pancras station.
Grey friar’s church.
Shepherd’s Bush Market.
Other buskers off Leicester Square.
Window display on Regent street.
Street performers at Buskers Leicester Square.
New Zealand lamb at Smithfield Market.
Green Park shaded walks.
The Army and Navy Club on St James’s Square being demolished.
Hungry sparrows on table in Victoria Embankment Gardens.
Fruit stand in Air St. near Piccadilly Hotel.