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Bishopsgate (Street)

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Description

View of Bishopsgate (Street) showing a jeweller's shop and a boot store with a horse-drawn cart in front.

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Location

84 Bishopsgate Street, London, England

Country

Tww Comment

The owner, Sir Pindar, was the British Ambassador for the Ottoman Empire on behalf of King James I of England. His house was turned into a tavern in the 18th century and then demolished in 1890 to facilitate the expansion of Liverpool Street Station.