Mary Evans Picture Library

Mary Evans Picture Library

Ever heard of the Mary Evans Picture Library? I visited for the first time last week and it's pretty much a treasure trove of iconic images.   What's a Picture Library?   A private company, Mary Evans supply historic images for newspapers, exhibitions and TV documentaries, so basically a bricks...

Crossness Pumping Station

Crossness Pumping Station | Look Inside

19th century London was a mess.   The smelly, polluted and disorganised City just couldn’t reach an agreement about sewage. There were 8 conflicted independent commissioners in charge, who only cared about their own districts.   But it did provide, in my opinion, London’s best-named public disaster…   The Great Stink   Summer...