Fashionable choices from that bygone era that inspired the likes of Tommy Shelby and co

The delayed sixth season of the much-loved BBC drama Peaky Blinders is well underway.

Viewers around the world were once again captivated by Thomas Shelby, played by Cillian Murphy, and his team of Peaky Blinders.

Although largely based on fictional stories, the Birmingham-based gang did indeed exist.

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However, the Peaky Blinders name was actually active from the 1890s through the 1910s, as the program portrayed the characters in the direct aftermath of World War I.

The series finale also saw the return of Hollywood superstar Tom Hardy to its cast.

The six seasons ultimately span the better part of a decade and a half; the first series is set in 1919 and its last series begins in December 1933 and ends in 1934.

With the hit show once again winning the hearts of fans, what better time to look back at Kent at the time it was set.

All these photographs, found in the archives, were taken between the years 1919 and 1934 and show how different things were about a century ago.

For some great historical images from the past, check out and see what you can uncover.

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