Intertitle reads "Once upon a time an old friend of ours had a Cine-camera and found himself at Hyde Park Corner. It was 1896."
Various shots of the streets scenes at London's Hyde Park Corner in 1896. Crowd milling along pavements, horse drawn carriages moving along streets etc.
Intertitle reads "Where are the old dresses and busses of 34 years ago? Only these shadows remain. Incidentally, this little item was shown at a Command Performance before Queen Victoria at Windsor, 23rd November 1896!"
More shots of the street scenes, coaches moving past, people walking,crossing the streets, horse busses also seen.