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Sambourne and Edwardian Street Style

‘Cromwell Road, 1906′(detail) by Edward Linley Sambourne

As reported by The Guardian earlier this week, Kensington and Chelsea Libraries have discovered a new set of photographs by the political cartoonist Edward Linley Sambourne, documenting Edwardian street style. These works are held, along with along archival material relating to Linley Sambourne, at Kensington Central Library. A selection of the photographs can currently be seen at their blog. Recommended for fans of Edwardian photography, fashion, and literary women.