Chez Auguste on Old Compton Street, Soho
Chez Auguste at 38 Old Compton Street, Soho, London; next to Coiffure Internationale, the international shaving saloon and hairdressers; on the end is F Gennari Ltd, wines and provisions.
© Mary Evans / Photo Union Collection
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Street scene in Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland
A street scene in the Royal Mile, Edinburgh, Scotland, showing people outside the shop of Allan Ramsay (not to be confused with his house, which is on Castle Hill). Allan Ramsay (1686-1758) was a Scottish poet and essayist, and also a wigmaker.
© Mary Evans / Roger Worsley Archive
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Cartoon, George Conquest outside the Eagle Tavern
Cartoon, George Conquest -- I wonder if I shall ever be back there! George Augustus Oliver Conquest (1837-1901), playwright, theatre manager, acrobat and pantomimist, looking across at the Eagle Tavern, also known as The Grecian Saloon, a public house and entertainment venue transformed into Salvation Army premises in 1882. William Booth, Salvation Army founder, stands in the doorway.
© Mary Evans Picture Library