Then and Now: Electric Avenue from Atlantic Road
Photographic comparisons of old and modern views of Lambeth
c. 1900 Looking along Electric Avenue from the junction with Atlantic Road. Note the intricate cast iron canopies stretching the entire length of the street.
(pic: Brixton Society)
April 2003 A hundred years on and apart from the removal of the canopies very little appears to have changed. This photograph was taken on a Sunday - normally, the street is full of market traders and shoppers.
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