Esoteric London

No. 726: Leonard Street, EC2

Posted in Drink, Lettering, Markets by esotericlondon on December 10, 2012

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Leonard Street, London, EC2. Photo © Roger Dean 2012

London Labour and the London Poor; A Cyclopaedia of the Condition and Earnings of Those That Will Work, Those That Cannot Work and Those That Will Not Work, Volume I – Henry Mayhew, 1851:

In the fruit and meat markets there are usually two or three coffee-stalls, and one or two in the streets leading to them; in Covent-garden there are no less than four coffee-stalls.

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