These guides illustrated London’s main commercial streets (or parts thereof) and included a street history, advertisements, a local map and, most useful, an elevation street view and business directory. Eighty-seven of these guides are in the Museum of London’s collection.
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Take part!

The website displays the elevation views of 35 of the guides (from the West End) and we would like your help in transcribing the business directories. Help MOLA create the first searchable business directory of early Victorian London that includes street views!