Wonderful Kodachrome Photographs of London in the 1950s

Kodachrome London 1950s

Buckingham Palace Road 1956

All we know about these photos of London in the 1950s is that they were probably taken by an American tourist. They are from the collection of Glen F who has a fabulous collection on Flickr and who says of the photos:

I’ve found that Americans tend to take pics of ‘mundane’ things that us Brits would take for granted and never photograph, like the sandwiches! So you often end up with some unusual subjects showing regular everyday life

London Kodachrome 1950s

Pram and Nestle chocolate machine 1959

 

London Kodachrome 1950s

Junction of High Street and Peascod Street in Windsor in 1956

 

London Kodachrome 1950s

Bomb damage in London 1955 Somewhere near the Old Bailey

 

London Kodachrome 1950s

Tower Bridge, 1959

 

London Kodachrome 1950s

Royal Festival Hall, 1959

 

London Kodachrome 1950s

Harrods in 1955

 

London Kodachrome 1950s

Latchmere Road Battersea 1959

 

London Kodachrome 1950s

Hyde Park Corner, 1959

 

London Kodachrome 1950s

Windsor Castle in 1954

 

London Kodachrome 1950s

Trafalgar Square 1959

 

London Kodachrome 1950s

Royal Albert Hall, 1955

 

London Kodachrome 1950s

Madame Tussaud’s, 1956

London Kodachrome 1950s

Constitution Hill (looking west), 1956

 

London Kodachrome 1950s

The Old Curiosity Shop, Portsmouth St, 1956

 

London Kodachrome 1950s

Outside Buckingham Palace, 1959