National Geographic : 1937 Jan
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE Photograph by B. Anthony Stewart WHITE TIE, TOP HAT, SILVER SLIPPERS-AND FRUIT CRATES! Opera is sung here in Covent Garden Theater, set squarely amid market stalls fragrant with fruits, flowers, and vegetables. Soon after the singers' last notes fade, early-morning venders' yells arise. Photograph by Aerofilms ON WATLING ESTATE, HENDON, STANDS THIS EXAMPLE OF MODEL VILLAGES BUILT FOR PEOPLE BEING MOVED FROM CROWDED LONDON Slum clearance and the tearing down of other dwellings to make room for new parks and fac tories is moving an army of people into suburbs rising now in fields and pastures around the rim of London (page 6).