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Here are 11 photos from the capital that show nothing ever changes.
People are so rude on the Tube, nobody says 'hello' or even makes eye contact.
An underground train on the District Line in London, equipped with a new system of lighting. 13 October 1944. (Picture: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
Chancellor of the Exchequer William Ewart Gladstone with directors and engineers of the Metropolitan Railway Company on an inspection tour of the world's first underground line. 24 May 1862.
Traffic on London Bridge, circa 1890.
Comet, an elephant from Chessington, tries to board a bus in Shaftesbury Avenue, London. Date created: 1938.
Women load their Christmas shopping into a car with the aid of an attendant from Whiteley's department store in London. 3 December 1930.
Victor Berlemont, a French publican working in an establishment of London's Soho, circa. 1939.
The crowded beach under Tower Bridge. 30 May 1939.
Models wearing a collection of modern wedding outfits from Youngs and proving their practicality by riding on bikes through London. April 1966.
A construction worker at work on the water storage of a building in Golden Lane, Aldersgate, in the City of London. 1956.
Mr Turner briefs prospective taxi drivers on bicycles at taxi school at Harleyford Street, Kennington. 14 October 1947.
A group of four newly-appointed clergymen enjoy a drink with the Bishop of Southwark at a local pub, circa 1965.
Dear London. Never change.
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