In the 1960s, London buses still had conductors. They would walk around the bus issuing tickets, manage the amount of people allowed to stand on the bus, and also eject any unruly bus passengers. Many of them were women.
This fierce-looking lady looks like someone who would stand no nonsense.
Many immigrants from the West Indies worked for London Transport as drivers or conductors. This young woman was typical of the times.
A mini-skirted model poses on a London street. She is also not wearing a bra. These new fashions were something very different in the 1960s, and caught the eye of the man walking past.
Two fashionable young girls ask a bowler-hatted city gent for the time. This was likely a set-up, to illustrate the old and new.
The Beatles touring a street market in Soho. Many emerging pop groups of the 1960s took ‘photo-opportunities’ in London.
This solid traffic jam on a wet Regent Street shows that little has changed since the 1960s.
A ‘Pearly King’ photographed in Central London. They still exist today.
Here is their history.
This young model is displaying a real fur coat with a matching cover on her portable radio. Fur was still considered to be acceptable then.
The very latest public telephones at Oxford Street Station. Now everyone has a mobile phone.
The model known as Twiggy. (Real name Lesley Hornby) She epitomised the Swinging Sixties fashion. Painfully thin, short hair, and a Union Jack dress. She is still working today, at the age of 73.