Esoteric London

No. 1211: Aldford Street, W1

Posted in Architectural by esotericlondon on October 27, 2015

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Aldford Street, London, W1. Photo ©RogerDean 2012

The String Of Pearls – [1846/1847]

‘Do you know a Mr Oakley, who lives somewhere in London, and is a spectacle-maker?’
‘Yes, to be sure I do – John Oakley, the spectacle-maker, in Fore-street, and he has got a daughter named Johanna, that the young bloods call the Flower of Fore-street.’