Spitalfields Life has some great photographs of the East End from Wonderful London magazine, published in the 1920s. Above, fish porters at Billingsgate.
Petticoat Lane. Original caption: "Middlesex St is still known by its old name of Petticoat Lane. Some of the goods on offer at amazingly low prices on a Sunday morning are not above suspicion of being stolen, and you may buy a watch at one end of the street and see it for sale again by the time you reach reach the other."
Bow Bridge and the Bow flour mills.
A youthful Charlie Chaplin imitator climbs onto a water tank and draws a crowd.