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The Sign of the Rose alehouse in Fenchurch Street as it was in the year 1730

The Sign of the Rose alehouse in Fenchurch Street as it was in the year 1730

Medium: Watercolour with pen and ink

Date: 1730

Shelfmark: Ktop XXVII

Item number: 32-4.

Genre: Topographical Drawing

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There were a number of taverns in Fenchurch Street including the Kings Head and the Elephant. This tavern is three stories high, with mullioned windows and a arched doorway. The handwritten note accompanying the drawing states ' The Sign of the Rose in Fenchurch Street as it was in the year 1730. From a Drawing in the Possession of Mrs Jones of Putney whose Husband had the drawing made before he pulled the House down'.

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