Tag Archives: St James’s Hall

The People’s Cafe

I am not the first idler on his way into the Adelphi pub to notice that Leeds Bridge House bears a striking resemblance to the (rather more famous!) Flatiron Building in New York City, albeit on a more modest scale. … Continue reading

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The Strange World of Arthur Munby

Like Hugh Shimmin and Henry Mayhew, Arthur Munby was a well-heeled gentleman who liked to observe Victorian society‚Äôs lower reaches. But unlike them Munby was not a professional investigator who published his findings, indeed he stipulated that his papers should … Continue reading

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