If London Were Like New York (1902)

“If London Were Like New York: A Peek At The Metropolis After The American Invasion” from Harmsworth’s Magazine (The London Magazine), February 1902.

For the purpose of this article the gentle reader of the “London Magazine” will kindly consider himself or herself living in the year of grace 1907. The American invaders, having captured the tobacco trade, the railways, the boot and shoe market, the match factories and most other industries worth winning, found themselves feeling homesick occasionally, but rather than return to the United States they adapted London to their liking. – EDITOR

A Peep at the Metropolis After the American Invasion
A Peep at the Metropolis After the American Invasion
Washington Square (late Trafalgar Square) with the Washington Monument (late Nelson's Column) decorated in honour of Washington's Birthday.
Washington Square (late Trafalgar Square) with the Washington Monument (late Nelson's Column) decorated in honour of Washington's Birthday.
Madison Square (late Picadilly Circus) shewing the elevated railway running across it.
Madison Square (late Picadilly Circus) shewing the elevated railway running across it.
Brooklyn Bride Junior (Late Tower Bridge)
Brooklyn Bride Junior (Late Tower Bridge)
A Riverside view of the Thames in 1907.
A Riverside view of the Thames in 1907.
View outside Mr. J. Pierpont Morgan's office (late the Bank) and Wall Street House (late Royal Exchange)
View outside Mr. J. Pierpont Morgan's office (late the Bank) and Wall Street House (late Royal Exchange)
Quick Lunch restaurant
Quick Lunch restaurant

(hat tip to Chris Wild of How to Be a Retronaut via Amanda Uren and Forgotten Futures)

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