I have restored a photo from 1902 for your picture printing pleasures. This is a photo of [A highway of London, Regent St. , ca. 1902.] Photograph.
About Regent Street
Regent Street is a major shopping street in the West End of London. It is named after George, the Prince Regent (later George IV) and was laid out under the direction of the architect John Nash and James Burton. It runs from Waterloo Place in St James’s at the southern end, through Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus, to All Souls Church. From there Langham Place and Portland Place continue the route to Regent’s Park.
The street’s layout was completed in 1825 and was an early example of town planning in England, replacing earlier roads including Swallow Street. Nash and Burton’s street layout has survived, although all the original buildings except All Souls Church have been replaced following reconstruction in the late 19th century. The street is known for its flagship retail stores, including Liberty, Hamleys, Jaeger and the Apple Store. The Royal Polytechnic Institution, now the University of Westminster, has been based on Regent Street since 1838.
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I have restored a photo from 1902 for your picture printing pleasures.
This is a photo of Regent St. in London
A highway of London, Regent St.
Created / Published
– H17310 U.S. Copyright Office.
– Title from item.
– No. 4585.
– Copyright 1902 by William H. Rau.
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