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Background imageEditor's Picks: Snow on the Terrace Catacombs, Highgate Cemetery, London 2022

Snow on the Terrace Catacombs, Highgate Cemetery, London 2022
The Terrace Catacombs, Highgate Cemetery after a heavy snowfall in December 2022. To the right is the mausoleum of Julius Beer

Background imageEditor's Picks: 1746 Rocque Map

1746 Rocque Map

Background imageEditor's Picks: Highgate High Street in 1890s

Highgate High Street in 1890s
Several of the buildings in this 1890s photograph of 62-52 Highgate High Street are still recognisable today. On the left is a rare example of a wooden awning over the pavement

Background imageEditor's Picks: Highgate High Street in 1890s

Highgate High Street in 1890s
Several of the buildings in this 1890s photograph of 62-52 Highgate High Street are still recognisable today. On the left is a rare example of a wooden awning over the pavement

Background imageEditor's Picks: Rambling sketches of Hampstead in 1886

Rambling sketches of Hampstead in 1886
Ten sketches of various popular sights of Hampstead by an unknown artist

Background imageEditor's Picks: The Old Forge at Highgate Village, circa 1890

The Old Forge at Highgate Village, circa 1890
Dodd's forge stood at 41 Highgate High Street, on the northern side of the junction with South Grove. The records show that the premises had been in continuous use as a smithy since at least 1664

Background imageEditor's Picks: View of Highgate from Traytors Hill 1752 engraving

View of Highgate from Traytors Hill 1752 engraving

Background imageEditor's Picks: View of Highgate from the Great Road Kentish Town 1752 engraving

View of Highgate from the Great Road Kentish Town 1752 engraving

Background imageEditor's Picks: Grave of Karl Marx in the snow, Highgate Cemetery, London, 2022

Grave of Karl Marx in the snow, Highgate Cemetery, London, 2022
Grave of Karl Marx in Highgate Cemetery, London. This photo was taken just after a heavy snowfall in December 2022. Given the approach of Christmas and the snow

Background imageEditor's Picks: Opening day of the Highgate Hill Cable Tramway 1884

Opening day of the Highgate Hill Cable Tramway 1884

Background imageEditor's Picks: The Highgate Pond Square Ghost glimpsed in the snow by John Gay in the late 1970s

The Highgate Pond Square Ghost glimpsed in the snow by John Gay in the late 1970s

Background imageEditor's Picks: 1852 Drawing of Pond Square Highgate by J Scrimgeour

1852 Drawing of Pond Square Highgate by J Scrimgeour

Background imageEditor's Picks: Swearing on the Horns at Highgate 1796

Swearing on the Horns at Highgate 1796


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