Tuck's Oilette Cheapside


Stock #: 16725
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: London
Country: England
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Cheapside, Chepe--of the Middle Ages--and one of the most ancient and historic streets in London, extends from St. Paul's to the Mansion House, and has always been a street of traders, John Gilpin, of ballad fame, was a "linendraper bold" of Cheapside. Here stood one of the Eleanor Crosses, which the Puritans pulled down in 1643.

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