No. 635: Commercial Road, E1
Commercial Road, London, E1. Photo © Roger Dean 2012
London Fogs – Hon. R. Russell, 1880:
There is no reason why London, if freed from its smoke, should not wear as bright and cheerful an aspect as Paris or Brussels. It would be worth while to paint or whitewash its shabby brick walls, and the streets would soon be enlivened with colours […].