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Shop, Macclesfield Street, Soho

Shop, Macclesfield Street, Soho

Photographer: Dixon, Henry (1820 - 1892)

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1880

Shelfmark: Tab.700.b.3

Item number: 84

Length: 22.6

Width: 18

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Photograph

"This street, like Gerard Street, was named after Charles Gerard, first Earl of Macclesfield, who died in 1694 (Cunningham's Handbook). The shop, well-known to architects as 'the oldest shop in London,' was probably built about 1690."

Letterpress by Alfred Marks from 'Photographs of Old London'.

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