Visit the BFI’s YouTube Channel to see color and black and white film footage from the time of Virginia Woolf.
The London footage for years ranging from 1896 to 1926 is available at this link: “The Big Smoke: London on Film.”
You can view 16 street scenes that include:
- Blackfriars Bridge (1896)
- Trafalgar Square
- The Thames
- London Bridge
- Kensington Gardens
- Hyde Park
- St. James Palace
The video here shows “Old London Street Scenes” from 1903.