Old Curiosity Shop, Portsmouth Street, Westminster, London An exterior view of the Old Curosity Shop as immortalised by Charles Dickens in ‘Little Nell’. It was built in 1567. Photographer : York and Son. Date taken : 1870 - 1900
shopfronts, From the Spitalfields Life Blog - rather fab & well worth a look: this picture caught my eye as it shows Veda bread,a type of malt bread and now only to be found in Northern Ireland, freely avaliable in a London bakers around the turn of the C20th.
Princess Angeline, daughter of Chief Seattle. Born 1820 in what is now Rainier Beach. After the 1855 treaty that kicked all Native Americans out of Seattle, Angeline remained in a small waterfront cabin on Western Avenue, near what is now the Pike Place Market, selling handwoven baskets at Ye Olde Curiosity Shop.