Esoteric London

No. 788: Upper Street, N1

Posted in Markets by esotericlondon on March 6, 2013

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Upper Street, London, N1. Photo © Roger Dean 2013

Unsentimental Journeys: or, Byways of the Modern Babylon – James Greenwood, 1867:

Let us, however, take a walk to the so-called horse-market this Friday afternoon, and see what sort of business is going on. First of all, however, we must find it; for, thank Goodness! things are not now as in days of yore, when the way to Smithfield could be discovered from any part of London – ay, even by a blind man – as easily, though not so pleasantly, as he could discover a bed of roses in a great garden.

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