Esoteric London

No. 936: Seven Sisters Road, N15

Posted in Lettering, London Types, Pubs by esotericlondon on September 30, 2013

© Roger Dean RED_4096 copy

Seven Sisters Road, London, N15. Photo © Roger Dean 2013

London in The Sixties (With a Few Digressions) – One of the Old Brigade, 1908:

Tall and angular by nature, with skin-tight overalls and a coat the colour of a Camden Town ‘bus, Jerry Fry was the undisputed landlord of the unpretentious coffee-house, and recognised director of a gang of sharpers who made human nature their study, and scoured the highways and byeways nightly in search of profitable quarry.