Fabulous Colour Photos of a Weekend Trip to London in 1959

Great colour snapshots of London in the late 1950s by Graham Knott.

London 1959

Piccadilly Circus

In August 1959 Graham and Marion Knott made a weekend trip to London to stay with relatives in the Elephant and Castle. They took some great colour snapshots that enable us to see London in the late 1950s in a way most professional photographers couldn’t hope to catch.

London 1959

Trafalgar Square

 

London 1959

Petticoat Lane market

 

London 1959

Piccadilly Circus

 

London 1959 pigeons

Trafalgar Square

 

London 1959

Petticoat Lane market

London 1959 South Bank

Royal Festival Hall

 

London 1959 The Thames

London Bridge from Tower Wharf

London 1959

Speaker’s Corner

London 1959

St Paul’s Cathedral

London 1959

Petticoat Lane market 1959

London 1959

Tower of London

London 1959

August 1959, Houses of Parliament

London 1959

Piccadilly Circus

All these photos were taken by Graham Knott and can be seen (along with many others) at Simon Knott’s Flickr account.