Oldest Footage Of London Ever
Oldest Footage of London Ever
Yestervid have created an incredible video, using the oldest footage of London available today.
The short film includes includes amazing old footage mixed with modern shots of the same locations today.
Yestervid also carefully researched where the cameras were placed during these videos and use a map to highlight their exact location.
It's incredible to see how some things in London haven't changed, but others have changed dramatically.
In order they are:
1. Parliament square, looking across at Big Ben
2. Westminster Abbey
3. Westminster Abbey from Tothill Street
4. Houses of Parliament from the South Bank
5. Houses of Parliament from across the Thames River
6. Big Ben from Westminster Bridge
7. Flipbook animation of the south side of Westminster Bridge
8. Downing Street, home of the Prime Minister
9. No 10 Downing Street door
10. Victoria Embankment
11. Cleopatra's Needle
12. Egyptian Lions at Cleopatra's Needle
13. Blackfriars Bridge
ST PAUL'S CATHEDRAL
14. St Paul's Cathedral from the South Bank
15. St Paul's Cathedral from across the Thames River
16. St Paul's Cathedral from the tower of St Mary Le Bow Church
TOWER BRIDGE & TOWER OF LONDON
17. Tower of London viewed through Tower Bridge
18. Tower Bridge looking south from the parapet
19. Tower Bridge closing after allowing a boat to pass
20. Looking south along the length of Tower Bridge
21. Panorama of the Tower of London from Tower Bridge
22. South side of the Tower of London
23. Tommies marching in the moat
24. Monument to the Great Fire of 1666
25. Pan up the Monument
26. The Bank of England
27. The Bank of England from Cheapside
28. St Mary Le Bow tower from Cheapside
FLEET ST & THE STRAND
29. Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese pub
30. Temple Bar Memorial
31. The Royal Courts of Justice
THE WEST END
32. The Empire Theatre, Leicester Square
33. Piccadilly Circus
CHARING CROSS & TRAFALGAR SQUARE
34. Eleanor Cross at Charing Cross Station
35. Panorama of Trafalgar Square
36. Admiralty Arch
37. Nelson's Column
ST JAMES & BUCKINGHAM PALACE
38. Crimean War Memorial
39. St James's Palace
40. Band at St James's Palace
41. Buckingham Palace
42. Victoria Memorial at Buckingham Palace
43. Hyde Park Corner
44. Hyde Park Corner traffic
45. Hyde Park
46. Oldest footage of London - Trafalgar Square (1890)
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© Yestervid 2015
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