London Trade Card - Thomas Pickett, Brasier
London Trade Card - Thomas Pickett, Brasier (late servant to Mr Hancock in Pall Mall), at the sign of the Frying Pan in Compton Street, corner of Frith Street, Soho. Making and selling brass, copper and iron household goods.
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The Famous Dolma Maker, Constantinople
A Famous Dolma maker. Dolma is a family of stuffed vegetable dishes in the cuisines of the former Ottoman Empire and surrounding regions. The stuffing may or may not include meat. Meat dolma are generally served warm, often with sauce; meatless ones are generally served cold, though meatless dolma are eaten both ways in Iran. Both are often eaten with yoghurt.
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Pedro Pons Pons, of Binirramet, near Mahon, Menorca, Spain
Pedro Pons Pons, in his workshop in Binirramet, near Mahon, Menorca, Spain. Pedro is an arader - one of the last remaining wheelrights and carpenters specialising in making traditional Menorcan gates from olivewood. Historically, the arader was a travelling handyman who moved by foot or donkey between the remote farms on the Spanish island to repair gates and do other carpentry jobs. Date: 2012
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